Thesaurus

sharp

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of SHARP

1
having an edge thin enough to cut or pierce something <be careful, as that knife is sharp enough to slice off a finger>
Near Antonyms rounded, smooth; soft; even, flat, level, slick
2
having a powerfully stimulating odor or flavor <that cheese is so sharp that its rank aroma can practically clear a room>
Antonyms bland, mild, smooth
3
tapering to a thin tip <tipped with a sharp arrowhead>
Near Antonyms dull, rounded
Antonyms blunt
5
being strikingly neat and trim in style or appearance <a television personality who's known as a sharp dresser>
Antonyms disheveled (or dishevelled), frowsy (or frowzy), sloppy, slovenly, unkempt
6
causing intense discomfort to one's skin <I got chapped lips from sailing all day in that sharp wind>
Near Antonyms balmy, gentle, mild, soothing
7
given to or marked by cheating and deception <sharp business practices that are being investigated by the state's consumer protection agency>
9
having or showing quickness of mind <any sharp student would have noticed the error immediately>
12
uncomfortably cool <a spell of unusually sharp weather for this time of year>
Near Antonyms balmy, warm; lukewarm, tepid; heated, warmed
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