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English definition of “carp”

carp

noun [C or U] uk   /kɑːp/ us    /kɑːrp/ (plural carp)
a large fish that lives in lakes and rivers and can be eaten

carp

verb [I] uk   /kɑːp/ us    /kɑːrp/
to complain all the time about matters that are not important: I can't stand the way he's always carping.
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