meaning of carping

carping meaning in General Dictionary

Fault finding censorious caviling See Captious

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  • persistent petty and unjustified critique
  • of Carp
  • Fault-finding; censorious caviling. See Captious.

Sentence Examples with the word carping

It contains also a most curious commentary on Desportes, in which Malherbe's minute and carping style of verbal criticism is displayed on the great scale.

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