Harp vs Scream - What's the difference?

harp | scream |


As a proper noun harp

is for a player of the harp.

As a noun scream is

a loud, emphatic, exclamation of extreme emotion, usually horror, fear, excitement et cetera can be the exclamation of a word, but is usually a sustained, high-pitched vowel sound, particularly /æ/ or /i/.

As a verb scream is

to cry out with a shrill voice; to utter a sudden, sharp outcry, or shrill, loud cry, as in fright or extreme pain; to shriek; to screech.

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harp

English

(wikipedia harp)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A musical instrument consisting of an upright frame strung with strings that are stroked or plucked with the fingers.
  • (label) A harmonica.
  • (label) A grain sieve.
  • Derived terms

    * harpist

    See also

    * lyre

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To repeatedly mention a subject.
  • (US)
    (UK)
  • (label) To play on (a harp or similar instrument)
  • (label) To play (a tune) on the harp.
  • (label) To develop or give expression to by skill and art; to sound forth as from a harp; to hit upon.
  • — Shakespeare.

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    scream

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A loud, emphatic, exclamation of extreme emotion, usually horror, fear, excitement et cetera. Can be the exclamation of a word, but is usually a sustained, high-pitched vowel sound, particularly /æ/ or /i/.
  • (music) A form of singing associated with the metal and screamo styles of music. It is a loud, rough, distorted version of the voice; rather than the normal voice of the singer.
  • (informal) (Used as an intensifier)
  • We had a real scream of a time at the beach.
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  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To cry out with a shrill voice; to utter a sudden, sharp outcry, or shrill, loud cry, as in fright or extreme pain; to shriek; to screech.
  • * Shakespeare
  • I heard the owl scream and the crickets cry.
  • To move quickly; to race.
  • ''He almost hit a pole, the way he came screaming down the hill.

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