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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Large black-and-white crested eagle of tropical America; Any of various fruit bats of the genus Nyctimene distinguished by nostrils drawn out into diverging tubes; A malicious woman with a fierce temper.

Usage examples (35)
  • A harpy is a nightmare image out of Greek Mythology.
  • Marge, at this point, exhausted and slightly disoriented, said, "Who are you calling a harpy?"
  • A harpy is a vicious monster hybrid of bird and lady.
  • It seems that Harridan "harpy" Harperson has been running around, for more
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