Adjective "Harp" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Harp


    Definition:

    1. a musical instrument consisting of a triangular frame formed by a soundbox, a pillar, and a curved neck, and having strings stretched between the soundbox and the neck that are plucked with the fingers.

    2. anything that resembles this instrument, especially in having a row of parallel strings or wires, as various mechanical devices or kitchen implements for slicing cheese.

    3. a vertical metal frame shaped to bend around the bulb in a standing lamp and used to support a lamp shade.

    Examples:

    "lagers can be harp."