Synonyms and Antonyms of shark
1 a dishonest person who uses clever means to cheat others out of something of value a card shark Synonyms of shark bilk, bilker, cheat, cheater, chiseler (or chiseller), confidence man, cozener, defrauder, dodger, fakir, finagler, fraudster [chiefly British], hoaxer, scammer, scamster, trickster, sharper, sharpie (or sharpy), skinner, swindler, trickerWords Related to shark double-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)
2 a person with a high level of knowledge or skill in a field a shark at calculus Synonyms of shark ace, adept, artist, authority, cognoscente, connoisseur, crackerjack (also crackajack), dab [chiefly British], dab hand [chiefly British], fiend, geek, guru, hand, hotshot, maestro, master, maven (also mavin), meister, past master, proficient, scholar, expert, sharp, virtuoso, whiz, wizardWords Related to shark pro, professional; consultant, hired gun, specialist; addict, aficionado (also afficionado), buff, devotee, enthusiast, fan; craftsman, journeyman; all-rounder [British], jack-of-all-trades, Renaissance man; mistressNear Antonyms of shark apprentice, beginner, neophyte, novice; dabbler, dilettante; layman, nonprofessionalAntonyms of shark amateur, inexpert, nonexpert
3 a person who habitually preys upon others being a new arrival in Hollywood, she was easy prey for the sharks in the movie business Synonyms of shark bloodsucker, buzzard, harpy, kite, predator, vampire, vulture, wolfWords Related to shark exploiter, user; leech, sponge, sponger; destroyer, devourerAntonyms of shark prey
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