the larva of the carpenterworm moth.
a city in NE Illinois, near Chicago.
to find fault or complain querulously or unreasonably; be niggling in criticizing; cavil: to carp at minor errors. a peevish complaint. Contemporary Examples “I think Jane Holl Lute would be a terrific candidate, and I urge the president to consider her,” carper said. Lute, Allen Top Congressional Wish List for DHS Josh Rogin July 15, […]
a heavy fabric, commonly of wool or nylon, for covering floors. a covering of this material. any relatively soft surface or covering like a carpet: They walked on the carpet of grass. any of a number of airborne electronic devices for jamming radar. a system of such devices. to cover or furnish with or as […]
a bag for traveling, especially one made of carpeting. to journey with little luggage. to act as a carpetbagger. Historical Examples He’s too honest entirely to stale the value of a pin, let alone a carpetbag. Brave and Bold Horatio Alger When the boy got through, he cast a speculative glance at the carpetbag. Brave […]