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Synonyms for shark

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sharknoun

    any of numerous elongate mostly marine carnivorous fishes with heterocercal caudal fins and tough skin covered with small toothlike scales

  2. sharknoun

    a person who is ruthless and greedy and dishonest

  3. sharkverb

    a person who is unusually skilled in certain ways

    "a card shark"

  4. sharkverb

    play the shark; act with trickery

  5. sharkverb

    hunt shark

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sharknoun

    sharper, cheat, swindler, blackleg, knave, trickster, slyboots, jockey, SHYSTER, artful fellow

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sharknoun

    sharper, trickster, cheat, swindler, fraud, trickery

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "shark":

    sharks, -shark, mako

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How to use shark in a sentence?

  1. Samantha Leigh:

    In an ecological context, we also need to evaluate the role that this highly abundant shark plays in crucial and fragile seagrass meadow ecosystems so that we can be sure to effective manage these habitats.

  2. Richard Peirce:

    Don't start splashing around -- you're just going to excite, incite and encourage the shark's interest.

  3. George Burgess:

    We still dont know what the mating behavior of a mature female would be, but its one step forward in our understanding of whale shark reproductive biology.

  4. James Simpson:

    He calls it [the pacemaker] his shark bite.

  5. Kelly Bailey:

    I was walking over towards the Jetty where my son and his cousins were exploring and I noticed a fishing line pulling from far out in the water, i then saw a man reeling in a large marine reel and another man running towards the water with a spear. After the man was fighting to reel in what we all thought was a sport fish, was told by the other man holding the spear that it was in fact a shark.

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