HyperDic: harp

English > 5 senses of the word harp:
NOUNartifactharpa chordophone that has a triangular frame consisting of a sounding board and a pillar and a curved neck
artifactharpa pair of curved vertical supports for a lampshade
artifactharp, harmonica, mouth organ, mouth harpa small rectangular free-reed instrument having a row of free reeds set back in air holes and played by blowing into the desired hole
VERBcommunicationharp, dwellcome back to
creationharpplay the harp
harp > pronunciation
Soundshhaa'rp
RhymesArp ... Tharp: 7 rhymes with aarp...
English > harp: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA chordophone that has a triangular frame consisting of a sounding board and a pillar and a curved neck; the strings stretched between the neck and the soundbox are plucked with the fingers.
Narroweraeolian harp, aeolian lyre, wind harpA harp having strings tuned in unison
lyreA harp used by ancient Greeks for accompaniment
BroaderchordophoneA stringed instrument of the group including harps, lutes, lyres, and zithers
Spanisharpa, harpa
Catalanarpa
Nounsharpistsomeone who plays the harp
Verbsharpplay the harp
English > harp: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA pair of curved vertical supports for a lampshade.
BroadersupportAny device that bears the weight of another thing
English > harp: 5 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA small rectangular free-reed instrument having a row of free reeds set back in air holes and played by blowing into the desired hole.
Synonymsharmonica, mouth organ, mouth harp
Broaderfree-reed instrumentA wind instrument with a free reed
Spanisharmónica, arpa, harmónica, harpa
Catalanarpa, harmònica
Nounsharpistsomeone who plays the harp
Verbsharpplay the harp
English > harp: 5 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningcome back to.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example "She is always harping on the same old things"
Synonymdwell
Broaderrepeat, reiterate, ingeminate, iterate, restate, retellTo say, state, or perform again
Spanishseguir en
English > harp: 5 senses > verb 2, creation
MeaningPlay the harp.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"She harped the Saint-Saens beautifully"
Categorymusicmusical activity (singing / singing / singing or whistling etc.)
Entailspluck, tweak, pull off, pick offPull or pull out sharply
BroaderplayPerform music on (a musical instrument)
Spanisharpar
Nounsharpa chordophone that has a triangular frame consisting of a sounding board and a pillar and a curved neck
harpa small rectangular free-reed instrument having a row of free reeds set back in air holes and played by blowing into the desired hole
harpersomeone who plays the harp

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