verb (used without object)
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Origin of carp1
OTHER WORDS FROM carpcarp·er, noun
Words nearby carp
Example sentences from the Web for carper
“Part of our responsibility is to vet nominees, not to kill nominees, not to hold them forever,” Carper said.
The IG office opened the investigation last September based on a referral from the FBI, but its progress is unclear, Carper said.
Carper described Allen as a “very fine person” and said either Lute or Allen would be fine.
Carper said Lute would get through the Senate quickly and easily.
“I think Jane Holl Lute would be a terrific candidate, and I urge the president to consider her,” Carper said.
But she was civil even as she sighed, and he would have been a carper who complained.The President|Alfred Henry Lewis
Carper's four patterns of knowing serve as an organizing framework for asking epistemological questions of caring in nursing.
Carper's patterns of knowing offer a framework for organizing the content for studying this nursing situation.
After the Carper lease expired without renewal, the caretakers left.Salona, Fairfax County, Virginia|Ellen Anderson
Any carper can find the faults in a great work; it is only the enlightened who can discover all its merits.Talks on the study of literature.|Arlo Bates