Definition of sharpie in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈSHärpē/

noun (plural sharpies)

1A sharp-prowed, flat-bottomed New England sailboat, with one or two masts each rigged with a triangular sail.
2 informal, chiefly North American A dishonest and cunning person, especially a cheat.
Example sentences
  • The dialogue runs true and overall you'll experienced a roller coaster of an adventure among hustlers, high rollers, sharpies.
  • But in The Theory of Moral Sentiments - yes, by the same Adam Smith beloved of Wall Street sharpies, a book he himself thought more important than The Wealth of Nations - Adam Smith makes this argument.
  • The Pick Six gimmick at the race track is where the money is, and all the evidence points to the fact that three sharpies made their big play on the great day of the Breeders Cup championship races at Arlington Park outside of Chicago on Oct. 26.

Words that rhyme with sharpie

harpy, okapi, serape

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Syllabification: sharp·ie

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