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Definition of "carper" [carp•er]

  • A person who habitually carps, who talks too much and regularly finds fault (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "carper" in a sentence
  • "Re the Norway trip; television coverage is gold dust, so the carper is an idiot."
  • "As a gay American – I just want to thank all of you for picking up on the bigoted statement from Knotts and calling him on the carper for it."
  • "The next night Maddow had the intellectual integrity to write the speech she wished Obama had given, an exercise that, in my view, elevates her from carper to critic in the best sense of the term."