card shark


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card shark

an expert cardplayer: He was a card shark who played poker for a living.
Not to be confused with:
cardsharp – a person who cheats at card games: Keep your eyes closely on the cardsharp’s hands.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.card shark - a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card gamescard shark - 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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