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Carper meaning in English

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Carper

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1. carper, niggler

someone who constantly criticizes in a petty way

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Carper

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verb
(intransitive; often foll by at)
to complain or find fault; nag pettily
nounWord forms: plural carp or carps
1. 
a freshwater teleost food fish, Cyprinus carpio, having a body covered with cycloid scales, a naked head, one long dorsal fin, and two barbels on each side of the mouth: family Cyprinidae
2. 
any other fish of the family Cyprinidae; a cyprinid

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Carper

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verb intransitive
to complain or find fault in a petty or nagging way
nounWord forms: plural carp or carps
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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Carper

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intr.v. carped, carp·ing, carps
To complain or find fault in a petty or disagreeable way: carped about the poor service at the restaurant. See Synonyms at quibble.

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