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carp

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an expression of dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment
  • the usual carp about that restaurant is that the service is slow

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carp

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of carp (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely
  • someone who carps and whines about everything is a pain

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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

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“Carp.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/carp. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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