harper

noun harp·er \ ˈhär-pər \
Updated on: 7 Nov 2017

Definition of harper

1 : a harp player
2 : one that harps

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First Known Use of harper

before 12th century


Harper

biographical name Har·per \ ˈhär-pər \

Definition of Harper

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

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