carp

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
carp

Plural
carp or carps

A carp
  1. (uncountable) A carp is a type of fish.
    A goldfish is a small carp.
  2. The plural form of carp; more than one carp.
    We fed the carp at the boat dock. We saw many carp there.


Verb[change]

Plain form
carp

Third-person singular
carps

Past tense
carped

Past participle
carped

Present participle
carping

  1. To complain about a fault; to harp on.