Dictionary    Maps    Thesaurus    Translate    Advanced >   

Tip: Click Thesaurus above for synonyms. Also, follow synonym links within the dictionary to find definitions from other sources.

1. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Harp \Harp\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Harped (h[aum]rpt) p. pr. &
   vb. n. Harping.] [AS. hearpian. See Harp, n.]
   1. To play on the harp.
      [1913 Webster]

            I heard the voice of harpers, harping with their
            harps.                                --Rev. xiv. 2.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. To dwell on or recur to a subject tediously or
      monotonously in speaking or in writing; to refer to
      something repeatedly or continually; -- usually with on or
      upon. "Harpings upon old themes." --W. Irving.
      [1913 Webster]

            Harping on what I am,
            Not what he knew I was.               --Shak.
      [1913 Webster]

   To harp on one string, to dwell upon one subject with
      disagreeable or wearisome persistence. [Colloq.]
      [1913 Webster]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Harping \Harp"ing\ (h[aum]rp"[i^]ng), a.
   Pertaining to the harp; as, harping symphonies. --Milton.
   [1913 Webster]

Common Misspellings >
Most Popular Searches: Define Misanthrope, Define Pulchritudinous, Define Happy, Define Veracity, Define Cornucopia, Define Almuerzo, Define Atresic, Define URL, Definitions Of Words, Definition Of Get Up, Definition Of Quid Pro Quo, Definition Of Irreconcilable Differences, Definition Of Word, Synonyms of Repetitive, Synonym Dictionary, Synonym Antonyms. See our main index and map index for more details.

©2011-2020 ZebraWords.com - Define Yourself - The Search for Meanings and Meaning Means I Mean. All content subject to terms and conditions as set out here. Contact Us, peruse our Privacy Policy