1. [ noun ] (work) a tavern keeper who taps kegs or casks
Synonyms: tapster
Related terms: publican tap
2. [ noun ] (work) a worker who uses a tap to cut screw threads
Related terms: worker tap
3. [ noun ] (dance,performing arts) a dancer who sounds out rhythms by using metal taps on the toes and heels of the shoes
Synonyms: tap_dancer
Related terms: dancer tap
4. [ noun ] a person who strikes a surface lightly and usually repeatedly

"finger tappers irritated her"

Related terms: person tap
5. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 10019
6. [ noun ] someone who wiretaps a telephone or telegraph wire
Synonyms: wiretapper phone_tapper
Related terms: eavesdropper wiretap
Similar spelling:   taper