Sharpie definition

shärpē
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An alert, quick-witted person.
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A sharper.
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A shrewd, cunning person.
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A cheat; swindler.
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An alert person.
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(US, regional) A knowledgeable fisherman.
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(US) A swindler.
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(US) A long, narrow fishing boat used in shallow waters.
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(birdwatching) Abbreviation of sharp-shinned hawk.
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(Australia) A member of a violent, fashionably dressed youth gang of the 1960s and 1970s.
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A felt-tipped marker pen.
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A long, narrow, flatbottom fishing boat having a centerboard and one or two masts, each rigged with a triangular sail.
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A long, narrow, flat-bottomed boat with a centerboard and one or two masts, each rigged with a triangular sail.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
sharpie
Plural:
sharpies

Origin of sharpie

  • From sharp

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From sharp +"Ž -ie (“diminutive suffix").

    From Wiktionary