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harp

harp

 (härp)
n.
1. Music
a. An instrument having an upright triangular frame consisting of a pillar, a curved neck, and a hollow back containing the sounding board, with usually 46 or 47 strings of graded lengths that are played by plucking with the fingers.
b. Any of various ancient and modern instruments of similar or U-shaped design.
c. Informal A harmonica.
2. Something, such as a pair of vertical supports for a lampshade, that resembles a harp.
intr.v. harped, harp·ing, harps
To play a harp.
Phrasal Verb:
harp on
To talk or write about to an excessive and tedious degree; dwell on.

[Middle English, from Old English hearpe and from Old French harpe, of Germanic origin.]

harp′er n.
harp′ist n.

harp•ist

(ˈhɑr pɪst)

n.
a person who plays the harp.
[1605–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.harpist - someone who plays the harpharpist - someone who plays the harp    
instrumentalist, musician, player - someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
Translations
عازِف القيثارَه
harfenista-ka
harpenist
hárfás
hörpuleikari
arpeggiatorearpista
harfista
arp çalgıcısıarpist

harpist

[ˈhɑːpɪst] Narpista mf

harpist

[ˈhɑːrpɪst] nharpiste mf

harpist

nHarfenspieler(in) m(f), → Harfenist(in) m(f)

harpist

[ˈhɑːpɪst] narpista m/f

harp

(haːp) noun
a usually large musical instrument which is held upright, and which has many strings which are plucked with the fingers.
ˈharpist noun
harp on (about)
to keep on talking about. He's forever harping on (about his low wages); She keeps harping on his faults.
References in classic literature ?
She taught the little children herself, and her husband, the harpist, taught the older ones.
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A YOUNG Welsh harpist who was axed by Britain's Got Talent despite getting three "yeses" from judges has vowed to keep chasing her musical dream.
Accomplished harpist Stan Ambrose performed at the event held at Kensington Fire Station.
RESIDENTS at a Cardiff care home had a royal treat yesterday as they watched a performance from harpist Hannah Stone.
Teenage harpist Emily Hoile, has been offered a place at the Juilliard School in New York, America, but her position hangs in the balance if she can't find around pounds 15,000 she needs to get her there.
TEENAGE harpist Emily Hoile is hoping to pull on Geordie heart strings as she raises money to get her to one of the most prestigious music schools in the world.