sharp·​ie | \ ˈshär-pē How to pronounce sharpie (audio) \
variants: or sharpy
plural sharpies

Definition of sharpie

1 : a long narrow shallow-draft boat with flat or slightly V-shaped bottom and one or two masts each carrying a triangular sail
2a : sharper
b : an exceptionally keen or alert person

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Examples of sharpie in a Sentence

those poolroom sharpies cleaned them out

First Known Use of sharpie

circa 1859, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of sharpie was circa 1859

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concealment of treason or felony

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