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  • v. Present participle of parp.
  • n. A sound that parps, as of a horn or trumpet.


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  • Or was it when a female character repeatedly filled her colostomy bag to the sound of comedy parping?

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  • It's a great way of expressing yourself in a loud, vehement, parping kind of way.

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  • Sorry to keep “parping on” about Darfur, it must be most tiresome to hear about the atrocities committed by an Arab government against helpless civilians.

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  • Here, views are frequently exchanged about the Middle East - particularly when the thread is concerned with Israel/Palestine - as this one is - Finance Doc, would you please extend your geographical advice to Adam B - he keeps parping on about Darfur - I think that's a different continent isn't it.

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  • I winced as Hooplah pranged a black cab, eliciting an explosion of horn parping, and a stream of oaths from its cloth-capped driver, as he scraped against the chassis.

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  • Warm evening sunshine, bemused tourists, Tim Bloggerheads ringing his bell, Kartina parping her horn, Brian Haw in full-throated fine fettle on his megaphone he needs a new one, one that can be powered by a car battery.

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  • The ever whining Aniston, real name Jennifer Linn Anastassakis no, really has done nothing to further her tough guy, Man Of The Year image by continually parping on about Brad Pitt’s coming and goings.

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  • For some reason every time I hear them I imagine that they're a small herd of clowns on bicycles, parping tiny hooters as they pedal up the street.

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  • Marcello entered into the spirit of things, occasionally raising his hands heavenwards and parping the hooter angrily on any excuse.

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  • Mulligan and O'Hare wooden horn is on the pitch and parping away, which can only mean one thing: The teams are out.

    The Guardian World News


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