What does the word rapt mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Enraptured; transported, as with ecstasy.

Usage examples for rapt

  1. In a moment they were all down on their knees before it listening with rapt delight, the old man telling them the music was caused by very little people inside the box, who were obliged to do exactly as I bade them. – Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century by W. H. Davenport Adams
  2. If I were your son, I shouldn't mind you, though you rapt me with the scissors. – Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends by John Keats
  3. He was so intent upon his task as he sat at the rough bamboo work- table he had rigged up, that for a time he forgot the presence of his silent visitor, till, looking up suddenly he saw that Mr Braine was gazing thoughtfully before him in a rapt and dreamy way. – The Rajah of Dah by George Manville Fenn