Examples of sharper in a Sentence
carnival sharpers eager to relieve the yokels of their money
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The sophomore from Colleyville has been a touch sharper on field goals than Jonathan Song in the fall practices.
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First Known Use of sharper
Synonymsbilk, bilker, cheat, cheater, chiseler (or chiseller), confidence man, cozener, defrauder, dodger, fakir, finagler, fraudster [chiefly British], hoaxer, scammer, scamster, shark, trickster, sharpie (or sharpy), skinner, swindler, tricker
Related Wordsdouble-crosser, double-dealer; bluffer, charlatan, fake, faker, humbug, impostor (or imposter), mountebank, phony (also phoney), pretender, quack, quacksalver, ringer, sham; adventurer, fox, gamesman, knave, prankster, rascal, rogue; fast-talker, slick, slicker, slickster, slyboots, smoothy (or smoothie), wheeler-dealer; plotter, schemer, sneak, sneaker; blackleg, cardsharp (or cardsharper)
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