1. [ verb ] come back to
Synonyms: dwell

"Don't dwell on the past" "She is always harping on the same old things"

Related terms: repeat
2. [ noun ] (music) a chordophone that has a triangular frame consisting of a sounding board and a pillar and a curved neck; the strings stretched between the neck and the soundbox are plucked with the fingers
Related terms: chordophone lyre aeolian_harp
3. [ verb ] (music) play the harp

"She harped the Saint-Saens beautifully"

Related terms: play music harpist pluck
4. [ noun ] a pair of curved vertical supports for a lampshade
Related terms: support
5. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 2344
6. [ noun ] (music) a small rectangular free-reed instrument having a row of free reeds set back in air holes and played by blowing into the desired hole
Synonyms: mouth_organ mouth_harp harmonica
Related terms: free-reed_instrument
Similar spelling:   harpy