Carp meaning

kärp
To complain or find fault in a petty or disagreeable way.

Carped about the poor service at the restaurant.

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A freshwater cyprinid fish (Cyprinus carpio) native to Eurasia that is widely bred in ponds for food.
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Any of various fishes of the family Cyprinidae.
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The definition of a carp is an edible freshwater fish in the family Cyprinidae, or a nagging complaint.

An example of a carp is the goldfish.

An example of a carp is a constant complaint about a tiny error.

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Carp is defined as to find fault or nag unreasonably.

An example of carp is to constantly complain about the color the neighbor chose to paint his house.

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Fruit; part of a fruit; fruitlike structure.

Mesocarp.

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Any of various often edible, freshwater cyprinoid fishes found all over the world, including the goldfish: a carp (Cyprinus carpio) is harvested for food in Europe and Asia.
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To complain or find fault in a petty or nagging way.
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Fruit.

Endocarp.

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(Cache Array Routing Protocol) A protocol from Microsoft that is used by one proxy server to query another for a cached Web page without having to go to the Internet to retrieve it. CARP allows arrays of cache servers to be used and managed as a single entity, which avoids redundancy and supports failover and load balancing. See ICP and proxy server.
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Any of various freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae, especially the common carp, Cyprinus carpio.
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To complain about a fault; to harp on.
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Origin of carp

  • ModL < Gr karpos: see harvest

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • New Latin -carpium from Greek -karpion from karpos fruit kerp- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English carpe from Old French carpe from Medieval Latin carpa of Germanic origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English carpen from Old Norse karpa to boast

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French carpe, from Late Latin carpa, from Gothic * (karpa).

    From Wiktionary

  • From Old Norse karpa (“to boast”), karp (“bragging”).

    From Wiktionary