- n. A fabulous winged monster, ravenous and filthy, having the face of a woman and the body of a vulture.
- n. A shrewish woman.
- n. One who is rapacious or ravenous; an extortioner.
- n. The European moor buzzard or marsh harrier (Circus aeruginosus).
- n. A large and powerful double-crested, short-winged American eagle (Thrasaetus harpyia).
- French harpie, Latin harpyia, from Ancient Greek root of "to snatch, to seize". Compare rapacious. (Wiktionary)
“May 31st, 2008 1: 39 pm ET thank god this harpy is almost history ....”
“Kettle Belly spoke rapidly in a tongue that meant nothing to Whandall, but he thought he heard the word harpy.”
“A harpy is a nightmare image out of Greek Mythology.”
“This screwball harpy is out to change America, and trust me – most of the people posting on this site will not be welcomed in her America.”
“Marge, at this point, exhausted and slightly disoriented, said, "Who are you calling a harpy?”
“She used gossip and lies and she behaved like the stereotypical "harpy" -- she didn't just embarrass herself, she embarrassed all feminists and the movement itself.”
“I mean Leah is described as a harpy in Eclipse, Disney people are too happy and princess like to play that.”
“A harpy is a vicious monster hybrid of bird and lady.”
“In a climactic scene in the third book, Lyra comes to grief when she spins a fantastic tale to a mythological creature called a harpy who is guarding the underworld.”
“She left out the classical Anglo-Saxon put-down of "harpy", though.”
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