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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Had I known that monsieur was a professional card sharp I had not been so ready to be drawn into the game," he said.
card sharp Card Factory has seen increased revenues and profits, despite store sales taking a hit from slowing footfall on Britain's high streets.
5 CARD SHARP If you are booking your holiday through a number of travel operators your trip will not be ATOL protected, so it's advisable to pay with a credit or debit card.
Cut to 1958, when Stanley, a 16-year-old card sharp fresh off the train from Staten Island, shows up in Malibu, California, in hope of meeting Welles.
Get card sharp 7 nights HB British holidaymakers are being stung by bank fees for using their cards, according to consumer group Which?
He will be remembered as a card sharp who scored a sensational goal against Arsenal in a breathtaking 4-4 draw.
In this hour-long offering, Noel helps to change the lives of more hopeful players while keeping a poker face worthy of any seasoned card sharp.
The Italian card sharp had the audacity to castigate Wayne Rooney for the same thing, although Shrek explained he was merely pointing and waving at a passing aircraft.
Are you a card sharp, a Malibu mermaid or a dishcloth diva?
There's a sliver of an intriguing idea percolating around in ``DAG,'' but it's undermined by the slew of tiresomely wacky supporting characters (the first lady's secretary is an ex-con and card sharp - no credibility problems there) and glib, preprocessed punchlines.
Kubo, normally as poker-faced as a card sharp, actually seemed to be enjoying this stretch (for him) of a role, doing the required tap dancing as though he'd been ready to hoof his way along for years.
The shirt is controversially plastered with the name of a 'digital finance company', which frankly is the same as calling a card sharp a 'surreptitious pasteboard manipulator'.