Definition of carper in English:

carper

noun

  • See carp

    • ‘Inevitably the snipers and the carpers have done their worst to make life uncomfortable for him.’
    • ‘He, however, has broad shoulders and the skin of a rhinoceros, and an unabated passion for his subject irrespective of the carpers.’
    • ‘Let all keep it up and hope that the carpers and whingers will see the light and come on board.’
    • ‘Do we really want the carpers and complainers, of whatever creed, to get programmes banned?’
    • ‘We don't need any more headstrong, litigious lawyers; we've been groaning under the weight of carpers and cavillers for years.’

Pronunciation

carper

/ˈkɑːpə/