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card sharp

Syllabification: card sharp
(also card sharper or card shark)

Definition of card sharp in English:

noun

A person who cheats at cards in order to win money.
Example sentences
  • In one corner of the room a card sharp was cheating a few men, and in another a long game of poker was going on.
  • The two themes have been a constant in his movies, control going hand-in-hand with regret, from Jason Bourne to Will Hunting and Mike McDermott, the card sharp in Rounders.
  • These interminable stretches of consequence-free juvenile mayhem were interspersed with occasional moments of interest, such as the charismatic card sharp.

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