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1. carp

noun. ['ˈkɑːrp'] any of various freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae.

Synonyms

  • domestic carp
  • Cyprinidae
  • cyprinid
  • family Cyprinidae
  • Cyprinus carpio

Etymology

  • carpa (Latin)
  • karpa (Old Norse)

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Rhymes with Carp

  • tharpe
  • tharp
  • tarp
  • sharpe
  • sharp
  • scharp
  • karp
  • harpe
  • harp
  • garp

How do you pronounce carp?

Pronounce carp as kɑrp.

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Sentences with carp


1. Noun, singular or mass
Cast it into the lake or pond and just sit back and wait to catch the carp.

2. Adjective
The most common fish in Korea are carp and trout.

2. carp

noun. ['ˈkɑːrp'] the lean flesh of a fish that is often farmed; can be baked or braised.

Synonyms

  • freshwater fish
  • domestic carp

Etymology

  • carpa (Latin)
  • karpa (Old Norse)

3. carp

verb. ['ˈkɑːrp'] raise trivial objections.

Synonyms

  • cavil
  • chicane

Etymology

  • carpa (Latin)
  • karpa (Old Norse)
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