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n, pl -pies
1. an energetic person known for getting things done
2. censorious a swindler or someone who makes a living by cheating


or sharp•y

(ˈʃɑr pi)

n., pl. sharp•ies.
1. sharper.
2. a very alert person.
[1855–60, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sharpy - an alert and energetic personsharpy - 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.sharpy - a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card gamessharpy - 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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