look sharp

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of look sharp

informal
: to act quickly : to hurry
  • You'd better look sharp if you want to be ready on time.

Word by Word Definitions

look play
  1. : to make sure or take care (that something is done)

  2. : to ascertain by the use of one's eyes

  3. : to exercise the power of vision upon : examine

  1. : the act of looking

  2. : glance

  3. : the expression of the countenance

sharp play
  1. : adapted to cutting or piercing: such as

  2. : having a thin keen edge or fine point

  3. : briskly or bitingly cold : nipping

  1. : in a sharp manner

  2. : exactly

  1. : one that is sharp: such as

  2. : a sharp edge or point

  3. : a musical note or tone one half step higher than a note or tone named

  1. : to raise (a musical tone) in pitch

  2. : to sing or play above the proper pitch


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