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  1. simple past and past participle of tap


tapped (comparative more tapped, superlative most tapped)

  1. Having a tap or taps.
    a tapped keg; a tapped maple tree
  2. (card games, board games) Of a card or playing piece: used up for the current turn.
  3. (slang) Crazy, eccentric.
    • 1992, Lucy Hickman, The Addams Family (video game review in Crash issue 98, April 1992)
      This is one weird tribe, who get their kicks from electrocution, poisoning and causing car crashes (and that's when they're in a good mood!). They consider a holiday in the Bermuda Triangle the ultimate and anyone who keeps floating hands as pets has to be a bit tapped.
    • 2021, Dorothy Preston, Getting Off the Radiator:
      His eyes danced with delight, and he laughed and told me I was tapped in the head as he mussed up my hair, provoking me to kick him in the butt.

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