Definition Of carp


a deep-bodied freshwater fish, typically with barbels around the mouth. Carp are farmed for food in some parts of the world and are widely kept in large ponds.

One species, the silver carp , is known to jump completely out of the water when a boat passes, in some cases injuring passengers.

complain or find fault continually, typically about trivial matters.

I don't want to carp about the way you did it

Example Of carp

  • Again there are good fish in this section with some very big carp and chub.

  • All species feed well in the spring but the two that really start feeding are carp and tench.

  • And the rest of the time she carped , criticized, verbally and sometimes physically abused her adopted son while fawning obnoxiously over his ‘perfect’ sister.

  • ‘She's the first step to selling out the sport,’ one critic carped in an online discussion group.

  • Club matches have been won with nearly 20 lb of small fish including carp , tench, skimmers, perch and orfe.

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