Adjective "Tapped" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Tapped


    Definition:

    1. to strike with a light but audible blow or blows; hit with repeated, slight blows: He tapped the door twice.

    2. to make, put, etc., by tapping: to tap a nail into a wall.

    3. to strike (the fingers, a foot, a pencil, etc.) upon or against something, especially with repeated light blows: Stop tapping your feet!

    4. Basketball. to strike (a ball in the air) in the direction of a teammate or of the basket.

    5. to enter information or produce c

    Origin:
    tap

    Examples:

    "markets can be tapped."

    "outs can be tapped."

    "lines can be tapped."

    "corps can be tapped."

    "calls can be tapped."

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