WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
sharp•ie or sharp•y /ˈʃɑrpi/USA pronunciation   n.[countable]pl.  -ies. 
  1. sharper.
  2. a very alert person.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
sharp•ie  (shärpē),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. sharper.
  2. a very alert person.
  3. Slang Termsan ostentatiously stylish person.
Also,  sharpy. 
  • sharp + -ie 1855–60, American.

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
sharp•er /ˈʃɑrpɚ/USA pronunciation  also sharpie  n. [countable]
  1. one who is clever at cheating or stealing.
  2. a professional gambler.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
sharp•er  (shärpər),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a shrewd swindler.
  2. a professional gambler.
Also,  sharpie. 
  • sharp + -er1 1560–70

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