harper

noun
harp·​er | \ ˈhär-pər How to pronounce harper (audio) \

Definition of harper

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a harp player
2 : one that harps

Harper

biographical name
Har·​per | \ ˈhär-pər How to pronounce Harper (audio) \

Definition of Harper (Entry 2 of 2)

Stephen (Joseph) 1959–     Canadian politician; prime minister of Canada (2006–15)

First Known Use of harper

Noun

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Harper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/harper. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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