noun, plural Har·pies.
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Origin of Harpy
OTHER WORDS FROM Harpyharp·y·like, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for harpy
All hove-to, so help me gosh—not more firing; Harpy take um all—dare gun boat hove-to, she strike um colours.Mr. Midshipman Easy|Captain Frederick Marryat
The wealth of Jacques Cœur was poured into the laps of Charles and his harpy courtiers, and the victim was consigned to oblivion.Barn and the Pyrenees|Louisa Stuart Costello
"That harpy hopes to fleece us," said Dalrymple, slipping his arm through mine and drawing me towards the roulette table.In the Days of My Youth|Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
Any one who was listening to our conversation would get the impression that she was as ugly and voracious as a harpy.Poor Relations|Compton Mackenzie
Crest / an Irish harpy surcharged financially on the pounce proper."Mr Punch's" Book of Arms|Edward Tennyson Reed