carp carp  /ˈkɑrp/


  1. (n) the lean flesh of a fish that is often farmed; can be baked or braised
  2. (n) any of various freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae
  3. (v) raise trivial objections



  1. In Tokyo the Emperor's 300 cherished carp were flushed out of the Imperial Palace moat into surrounding streets.
  2. To hungry pike as well as hungry humans, carp can be a most satisfying meal.
  3. His critics also carp that his success is based primarily on a 50-to-100-point rating system for wines that is fast becoming a popular industry standard.


  1. Mysterious brown foam prompts testing at Lake Mead after dozens of carp found dead

    LAS VEGAS — Authorities are investigating mysterious brown foam that showed up on the surface of Lake Mead over the weekend. Dozens of carp were also found dead in the area.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  2. Viral carp video becomes educational tool

    TERRE HAUTE – A Terre Haute man whose video showing hundreds of Asian carp jumping into his boat went viral has become an advocate for a waterway often scorned by boaters and fishermen because of its ecological problems.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

  3. Mike Carp proving valuable to Red Sox

    Mike Carp had three plate appearances over the first 12 games of the season for the Red Sox. That was one extreme.        
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

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  1. "Responsibility for this potential economic and ecological disaster rests solely with President Obama," Cox said. "He must take action immediately by ordering the locks closed and producing an emergency plan to stop Asian carp from entering...
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Mike Cox Source: The Associated Press

  2. "We cannot allow carp into the Great Lakes. It will destroy our Great Lakes fisheries, the economy," Granholm said. "It is urgent."
    on Jan 19, 2010 By: Jennifer Granholm Source: Washington Post

  3. "Carp and I? No," La Russa said. "He and I were not disagreeing."
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Tony La Russa Source: The Associated Press

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