To check, especially when indicated by physically knocking one's hand on the table.
EXAMPLE: "I rapped when I hit a set on the flop in hopes of trapping my opponents."
APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues
SYNONYMS: Check, Knock
RELATED TERMS: Call, Check-Raise
To stand pat; to draw zero cards, especially when indicated by physically knocking one's hand on the table.
EXAMPLE: The dealer may say to a player, "The action is on you. How many cards would you like?" To which the player might respond, "I've already acted. I rapped."
GAME CATEGORY: Draw Games
RELATED TERMS: Pat, Pat Hand Bluff