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Definition of 'harp'

Noun

  1. 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
  2. a pair of curved vertical supports for a lampshade
  3. 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
       Synonyms: harmonica mouth organ mouth harp

Verb

  1. come back to; "Don't dwell on the past"; "She is always harping on the same old things"
       Synonyms: dwell
  2. play the harp; "She harped the Saint-Saens beautifully"


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