sharpie

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

Definition of sharpie

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

Sharpie

trademark
Sharp·​ie | \ ˈshär-pē How to pronounce Sharpie (audio) \

Definition of Sharpie (Entry 2 of 2)

used for a permanent felt-tip pen

Examples of sharpie in a Sentence

Noun those poolroom sharpies cleaned them out

First Known Use of sharpie

Noun

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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“Sharpie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sharpie. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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