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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Carping(0.01234 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Carping.
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English → English (WordNet)
adj : quibbling over insignificant details; “caviling pettifoggers
and quiggling pleaders”-Edmund Burke; “her nagging and
carping attack”; “thought her editor unnecessarily
nitpicking”; “a pettifogging lawyer's mind”; “had no
patience with quibbling critics” [syn: caviling, nitpicking,
n : persistent petty and unjustified criticism [syn: faultfinding]
English → English (gcide)
Carp \Carp\ (k[aum]rp), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Carped
(k[aum]rpt); p. pr. & vb. n. Carping.] [OE. carpen to say,
speak; from Scand. (cf. Icel. karpa to boast), but influenced
later by L. carpere to pluck, calumniate.]
1. To talk; to speak; to prattle. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
2. To find fault; to cavil; to censure words or actions
without reason or ill-naturedly; -- usually followed by
Carping and caviling at faults of manner. --Blackw.
And at my actions carp or catch. --Herbert.
Carping \Carp"ing\ (k[aum]rp"[i^]ng), a.
Fault-finding; censorious caviling. See Captious. --
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