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Definition of sharp-edged in English:


1Having a sharp edge or edges: sharp-edged weapons
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  • They lash about dangerously with their tails, which are covered with sharp-edged scales.
  • For bee stings, begin by using a clean sharp-edged instrument, like a knife, to scrape out the stinger.
  • Now unsafe to drive on, it's been replaced by a sharp-edged white concrete ford which looks very square in the water.
1.1(Of words) critical or cutting: sharp-edged satire
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  • The new film begins with the former history professor in hospital facing a terminal illness with his customary sharp-edged humour.
  • Presumably concerned about how his sharp-edged words might appear in print, Clark offered helpful stage directions.
  • The opposing attorneys attack with sharp-edged questions, looking for an opening that will allow them to score an evidentiary point.
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