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carp

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of carp

  1. an expression of dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment the usual carp about that restaurant is that the service is slow Synonyms of carp beef, bitch, bleat, complaint, fuss, grievance, gripe, grouch, grouse, grumble, holler, kvetch, lament, miserere, moan, murmur, plaint, squawk, wail, whimper, whine, whinge [British], yammerWords Related to carp challenge, demur, expostulation, kick, niggle [chiefly British], objection, protest, quibble, remonstrance, stinkNear Antonyms of carp commendation, compliment, plaudit; acclaim, applause, praise; approval, endorsement (also indorsement), sanction


carp

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of carp

  1. 1 to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely someone who carps and whines about everything is a pain Synonyms of carp beef, bellyache, bitch, bleat, complain, caterwaul, crab, croak, fuss, gripe, grizzle, grouch, grouse, growl, grumble, grump, holler, inveigh, keen, kick, kvetch, maunder [chiefly British], moan, murmur, mutter, nag, repine, scream, squawk, squeal, wail, whimper, whine, whinge [British], yammer, yawp (or yaup), yowlWords Related to carp object (to), protest, quarrel (with); cavil, quibble; fret, stew, worry; blubber, cry, sob; bemoan, bewail, deplore, lamentNear Antonyms of carp accept, bear, countenance, endure, take, tolerate; applaud, cheer, commendAntonyms of carp crow, delight, rejoice

  2. 2 to make often peevish criticisms or objections about matters that are minor, unimportant, or irrelevant carped about the order of names on the wedding invitations Synonyms of carp quibble, cavil, fuss, niggle, nitpickWords Related to carp criticize, fault; beef, bellyache, bitch, complain, crab, croak, gripe, grouse, growl, grumble, kick, kvetch, moan, squawk, squeal, wail, whimper, whine, yammer, yawp (or yaup), yowl; murmur, mutterNear Antonyms of carp applaud, commend, compliment, praise, recommend; approve, back, champion, endorse (also indorse), support



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