Definition of Harp

1. Noun. 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.

Specialized synonyms: Aeolian Harp, Aeolian Lyre, Wind Harp, Lyre
Generic synonyms: Chordophone
Derivative terms: Harpist



2. Verb. Come back to. "She is always harping on the same old things"
Exact synonyms: Dwell
Generic synonyms: Ingeminate, Iterate, Reiterate, Repeat, Restate, Retell

3. Noun. A pair of curved vertical supports for a lampshade.
Generic synonyms: Support

4. Verb. Play the harp. "She harped the Saint-Saens beautifully"
Category relationships: Music
Entails: Pick Off, Pluck, Pull Off, Tweak
Generic synonyms: Play
Derivative terms: Harper

5. Noun. 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.
Exact synonyms: Harmonica, Mouth Harp, Mouth Organ
Generic synonyms: Free-reed Instrument
Derivative terms: Harpist

Definition of Harp

1. n. A musical instrument consisting of a triangular frame furnished with strings and sometimes with pedals, held upright, and played with the fingers.

2. v. i. To play on the harp.

3. v. t. To play on, as a harp; to play (a tune) on the harp; to develop or give expression to by skill and art; to sound forth as from a harp; to hit upon.

Definition of Harp

1. Proper noun. (surname A=An occupational from=Middle English dot=) for a player of the harp. ¹

2. Noun. A musical instrument consisting of an upright frame strung with strings that are stroked or plucked with the fingers. ¹

3. Noun. (colloquial) A harmonica. ¹

4. Verb. (usually with ''on'') To repeatedly mention a subject. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To play on (a harp or similar instrument). ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) To play (a tune) on the harp. ¹

7. Verb. (transitive) To develop or give expression to by skill and art; to sound forth as from a harp; to hit upon. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Harp

1. to play on a harp (a type of stringed musical instrument) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Harp

1. 1. A musical instrument consisting of a triangular frame furnished with strings and sometimes with pedals, held upright, and played with the fingers. 2. A constellation; Lyra, or the Lyre. 3. Harp seal, a beautiful marine gastropod shell of the genus Harpa, of several species, found in tropical seas. See Harpa. Origin: OE. Harpe, AS. Hearpe; akin to D. Harp, G.harfe, OHG. Harpha, Dan. Harpe. (06 Mar 1998)

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