Meaning of “carp” in the English Dictionary

"carp" in American English

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carpverb [ I ]

us /kɑrp/

carp verb [ I ] (COMPLAIN)

to complain about unimportant matters:

However much people carp about junk mail, many of them read it.

carpnoun [ C ]

us /kɑrp/ plural carp or carps

carp noun [ C ] (FISH)

a large, edible fish that lives in lakes and rivers

(Definition of “carp” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)