Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English


Japanese translation of tap


verb   /tæp/ (present participle tapping, past tense and past participle tapped)
to knock or touch something gently
~を軽くたたく, ~に軽く触れる
I tapped her on the back to get her attention.
(Definition of tap verb from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

More translations of “tap” in Japanese

Definitions of “tap” in English

Word of the Day

limber up

to do gentle exercises to stretch the muscles in order to prepare the body for more active physical exercise

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More