card sharp

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Noun1.card sharp - a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card gamescard sharp - a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card games
card player - someone who plays (or knows how to play) card games
chiseler, chiseller, defrauder, grifter, scammer, swindler, gouger - a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud
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He is a graduate of the Chavez College of Manual Dexterity and Prestidigitation, an award-winning professional magician and storyteller, Victorian sance re-enactor, former card cheat, ex-casino surveillance, occasional author, magic historian, and magic consultant for the movie "Ali," starring Will Smith.
Gambler Johnny Farrell (Glenn Ford, left) is a card cheat.
Card cheat Johnny Farrell (Glenn Ford) is rumbled at a Buenos Airies casino, only to be hired by its boss Ballin Mundson (George Macready) to spot crooked gamblers and keep an eye on his wife Gilda (Hayworth, pictured).
Take, for instance, Richard Turner, "the greatest living card cheat and quite possibly the sharpest card handler of all time" according to Stone.
A SCOTS gambler who became a card cheat looks set to become a TV star.
She's facing front, but her eyes are turned toward the servant girl and the card cheat to tell them that everything is ready to cheat the rich young man.
Card cheat Johnny Farrell (Glenn Ford) is rumbled at a Buenos Aires casino, only to be hired by its boss Ballin Mundson (George Macready) to spot crooked gamblers and keep an eye on his wife Gilda (Hayworth, left).