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sharp
British English: /ʃɑːp/
American English: /ʃɑrp/

Translation of sharp in German:

adjective

  • 1 (with fine edge) (with fine point)
    spitz (Nadel, Bleistift, Giebel, Gipfel)
    sharp sand
    scharfer Sand (Construction)
  • 2 (clear-cut)
    scharf (Umriss, Kontrast, Bild, Gesichtszüge, Linie)
    deutlich (Unterscheidung)
    präzise (Eindruck)
    scharf umrissen (Schatten)
  • 4 (intense)
    groß (Appetit, Hunger[gefühl])
    (acid, pungent)
    scharf (Würze, Geschmack, Sauce, Käse)
    sauer (Apfel)
    herb (Wein)
    (shrill, piercing)
    schrill (Schrei, Pfiff)
    (biting)
    scharf (Wind, Frost, Luft)
    (sudden, severe)
    heftig (Schmerz, Anfall, Krampf, Kampf)
    (harsh, acrimonious)
    scharf (Protest, Tadel, Ton, Stimme, Zunge, Worte)
    a short sharp struggle
    ein kurzer, heftiger Kampf
    a short sharp shock
    ein kräftiger Schock
  • 5 (acute, quick)
    scharf (Augen, Verstand, Gehör, Ohr, Beobachtungsgabe, Intelligenz, Geruchssinn)
    aufgeweckt (Kind)
    scharfsinnig (Bemerkung)
    begabt (Schüler, Student)
    raffiniert (Schachzug)
    be sharp at maths
    gut in Mathe sein [colloquial]
    be as sharp as a needle
    schlagfertig sein
    that was pretty sharp!
    das war ganz schön clever!
    keep a sharp lookout for the police!
    halt die Augen offen, falls die Polizei kommt!
    keep a sharp watch her mind is as sharp as a needle
    sie hat einen messerscharfen Verstand
  • 6 [pejorative]
    (artful, dishonest, quick to take advantage) gerissen
  • 7
    (vigorous, brisk) flott [colloquial]
    that was sharp work
    das ging schnell
    sharp's the word!, be sharp about it!
  • 8
    (Music)
    [um einen Halbton] erhöht (Note)
    F/G/C etc. sharp
    fis, Fis/gis, Gis/cis, Cis usw., das
  • 9 [colloquial] (stylish)
    scharf [colloquial]
    todschick [colloquial]
    she is a sharp dresser
    sie ist [immer] todschick angezogen [colloquial]

adverb

  • 1 (punctually)at six o'clock sharp
    Punkt sechs Uhr
    on the hour sharp, sharp on the hour
    genau zur vollen Stunde
  • 2 (suddenly)
    scharf (bremsen)
    plötzlich (anhalten)
    turn sharp right
    scharf nach rechts abbiegen
  • 3look sharp!
    halt dich ran! [colloquial]
  • 4
    (Music)
    zu hoch (singen, spielen)

noun

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