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

Translation of sharp in Italian:


  • 7 (alert)
    (eyesight, eye)
    (hearing, ear)
    to have a sharp wit
    avere la mente acuta o un'intelligenza viva
    to keep a sharp look-out
    restare sul chi vive
    for per
    to have a sharp eye for something [figurative]
    avere occhio per qualcosa
  • 8 (clever) [pejorative] (businessman, person) sharp operator
  • 9 (clearly defined)
    (image, outline, picture, sound)
    (difference, distinction)
    to bring something into sharp focus
    mettere bene o nitidamente a fuoco qualcosa
    mettere qualcosa in primo piano
  • 11 (American English) [informal] (stylish)


  • 2 (promptly) See examples:at 9 o'clock sharp
    alle nove in punto, precise
  • 3 (Music)
    (sing, play)
    in una tonalità troppo alta, troppo alto


transitive verb


to be at the sharp end

to look sharp

(British English) [informal]
sbrigarsi, spicciarsi

you're so sharp you'll cut yourself

ti credi troppo furbo

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