harpy

USAGE NOTE
This word is often capitalized in the sense shown in #1).
harpy(
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pi
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (mythology)
a. la arpía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Suddenly, a harpy of the most dreadful countenance appeared before us.De repente, apareció ante nosotros una arpía del aspecto más espantoso.
2. (contemptible woman)
a. la arpía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
That backstabbing harpy is going to get what's coming to her.Esa arpía traicionera va a recibir lo que se merece.
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harpy
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la arpía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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harpy [ˈhɑːpɪ]
noun
arpía (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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