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Synonyms for sharper
ˈʃɑr pər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cardsharp, card sharp, cardsharper, card sharper, sharper, sharpie, sharpy, card shark(noun)

    a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card games

    busy bee, sharpie, sharpy, card sharper, card shark, eager beaver, cardsharp, card sharp, cardsharper, live wire


  1. sharper(noun)

    spiv, chiseler

  2. sharper(noun)

    a swindler; a cheat; a professional gambler who makes his living by cheating.

    spiv, chiseler

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sharper(n.)

    cheat, rogue, swindler, trickster, shark, knave, blackleg, slyboots, jockey, SHYSTER, artful fellow

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sharper(n)

    trickster, swindler, knave, cheat, extortioner, blackleg

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sharper":

    clearer, finer, fiercer

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  1. William Jackson:

    The lira has come under a bit of pressure but it hasn't done too badly, there's a concern that if tensions were to escalate significantly between Russia and Turkey we could see a sharper sell off.

  2. Lee Hopley:

    Overall, UK factories send only a small proportion of their goods to Chinese customers, but a sharper slowdown would also see a halt to growth in export sales through supply chains in Europe, the more widespread impact, at least in the near term, is likely to be the knock to already delicate confidence levels. Time will tell whether this takes a further toll on growth across the sector.

  3. Magnus Ranstorp:

    There is a much sharper polarization of society, the people carrying out the violence work in small groups but they all join up and know what direction they are traveling in. They are very clear on the goal. The caliphate provides that common purpose, that unity, that momentum.

  4. Susan Rvachew:

    I do think the pandemic situation is bringing into sharper relief the tensions around ownership of lectures, if I were a professor in a university right now, I would be asking my employers to reaffirm that the work that I do is owned by me.

  5. Bertrand Russell:

    The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.

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