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  Definition of harp
  1. a small rectangular free-reed instrument having a row of free reeds set back in air holes and played by blowing into the desired hole
  2. a 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
  3. a pair of curved vertical supports for a lampshade
  4. come back to; "Don''t dwell on the past"; "She is always harping on the same old things"
  5. play the harp; "She harped the Saint-Saens beautifully"
Similar Words: harmonica, mouth organ, mouth harp, dwell

 

Hyponyms: aeolian harp, aeolian lyre, wind harp, lyre

 

Entailments: pluck, tweak, pull off, pick off

 

Derivational Morphology: harmonica, mouth organ, mouth harp, harpist, harper

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: harfa   Croatian: harfa  
Danish: harpe   Dutch: harp  
Finnish: harppu   French: harpe  
German: Harfe   Hungarian: hárfa  
Italian: arpa   Norwegian: harpe  
Polish: harfa   Romanian: harfă  
Russian: арфа   Slovene: harfa  
Spanish: arpa   Turkish: arp  
 
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