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n. pl. sharp·ies
1. A long, narrow, flatbottom fishing boat having a centerboard and one or two masts, each rigged with a triangular sail.
a. An alert, quick-witted person.
b. A sharper.

[From sharp.]


Austral a member of a teenage group having short hair and distinctive clothes. Compare skinhead


trademark a type of permanent marker


or sharp•y

(ˈʃɑr pi)

n., pl. sharp•ies.
1. sharper.
2. a very alert person.
[1855–60, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sharpie - an alert and energetic personsharpie - an alert and energetic person  
doer, actor, worker - a person who acts and gets things done; "he's a principal actor in this affair"; "when you want something done get a doer"; "he's a miracle worker"
goffer, gopher - a zealously energetic person (especially a salesman)
2.sharpie - a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card gamessharpie - 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
3.Sharpie - a pen with indelible ink that will write on any surface
pen - a writing implement with a point from which ink flows
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
4.sharpie - a shallow-draft sailboat with a sharp prow, flat bottom, and triangular sail; formerly used along the northern Atlantic coast of the United States
sailboat, sailing boat - a small sailing vessel; usually with a single mast
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