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1 sharp /ˈʃɑɚp/ adjective
sharper; sharpest
1 sharp
sharper; sharpest
Learner's definition of SHARP
[also more sharp; most sharp]
: having a thin edge that is able to cut things or a fine point that is able to make a hole in things锋利的
opposite blunt, dull; see also razor-sharp
: sudden and quick骤然的;急剧的
: involving a sudden change in direction急转向的
: clear and easy to see清楚的;清晰的
: very noticeable明显的;鲜明的
: having or showing a quick ability to notice and understand things敏锐的;机敏的
: very sudden and severe剧烈的
: critical or harsh尖锐的;严厉的
: loud, short, and sudden刺耳的
of cheese : having a strong odor and flavor(奶酪)味道浓烈的
: very strong and cold极冷的
disapproving : clever in a bad or dishonest way狡猾的
: ending in a point or edge尖的
informal : stylish or fashionable时髦的
: higher than the true pitch音调偏高的
: higher than a specified note by a semitone升半音的
compare 1flat 10, 1natural 8

keep a sharp eye on

: to watch (someone or something) carefully仔细照看

— sharpness

noun [noncount]
2 sharp /ˈʃɑɚp/ adverb
2 sharp
Learner's definition of SHARP
: exactly used to refer to an exact time…整(表时间)
: above the correct musical pitch音调偏高地
compare 3flat 4
: suddenly

look sharp

: to act quickly : hurry赶紧
3 sharp /ˈʃɑɚp/ noun
plural sharps
3 sharp
plural sharps
Learner's definition of SHARP
: a musical note that is one semitone higher than a specified note(音符的)升半音
also : a written symbol ♯ that is placed before a note to show that it should be played a semitone higher升半音符号(#,置于音符前,表示该音符升半音) compare 2flat 3, 2natural 2


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: adapted to cutting or piercing: such as
: having a thin keen edge or fine point
: briskly or bitingly cold : nipping
a sharp wind
: keen in intellect : quick-witted
: keen in perception : acute
sharp sight
: keen in attention : vigilant
keep a sharp lookout
: keen in attention to one's own interest sometimes to the point of being unethical
a sharp trader
also : corrupt, unethical
sharp business practices
: keen in spirit or action: such as
: full of activity or energy : brisk
sharp blows
: capable of acting or reacting strongly
especially : caustic
: severe, harsh: such as
: inclined to or marked by irritability or anger
a sharp temper
: causing intense mental or physical distress
a sharp pain
: cutting in language or import
a sharp rebuke
: affecting the senses or sense organs intensely: such as
: having a strong odor or flavor
sharp cheese
: acrid
: having a strong piercing sound
: having the effect of or involving a sudden brilliant display of light
a sharp flash
: terminating in a point or edge
sharp features
: involving an abrupt or marked change especially in direction
a sharp turn
: clear in outline or detail : distinct
a sharp image
: set forth with clarity and distinctness
sharp contrast
of a tone : raised a half step in pitch
: higher than the proper pitch
: major, augmented
used of an interval in music
sharply adverb
sharpness noun


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: in a sharp manner
: exactly
1:15 sharp


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plural sharps
: one that is sharp: such as
: a sharp edge or point
: a musical note or tone one half step higher than a note or tone named
: a character ♯ on a line or space of the musical staff indicating a pitch a half step higher than the degree would indicate without it
: a needle with a small eye for sewing by hand
: a real or self-proclaimed expert
also : sharper
: a medical instrument (such as a scalpel, lancet, or syringe needle) that is sharp or may produce sharp pieces by shattering
usually plural
It is no longer legal to dispose of sharps in the regular trash, Health Director Jeanne M. Galloway said in announcing the new collection station. Angela Carbone


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sharped; sharping; sharps

transitive verb

: to raise (a musical tone) in pitch
especially : to raise in pitch by a half step

intransitive verb

: to sing or play above the proper pitch
Choose the Right Synonym for sharp

sharp, keen, acute mean having or showing alert competence and clear understanding.

sharp implies quick perception, clever resourcefulness, or sometimes questionable trickiness.

sharp enough to spot a confidence game

keen suggests quickness, enthusiasm, and a penetrating mind.

a keen observer of the political scene

acute implies a power to penetrate and may suggest subtlety and sharpness of discrimination.

an acute sense of style

Example Sentences

Adjective a sharp drop in temperature He took a sharp left turn. a sharp curve in the road Her cheerful mood stands in sharp contrast to her dreary surroundings. Adverb be there at four o'clock sharp Noun the computer sharp that the rest of the staff turns to whenever their PCs act up See More
Recent Examples on the Web
Joe says: Auburn quarterback TJ Finley wasn’t sharp against Mercer in the season opener, giving away two interceptions in the first half. Joseph Goodman | Jgoodman@al.com, al, 8 Sep. 2022 The explicit effort by Biden to marginalize Trump and his followers marks a sharp recent turn for the president, who preached his desire to bring about national unity in his Inaugural address. Chris Megerian, BostonGlobe.com, 1 Sep. 2022 And as Hochschild skillfully demonstrates, the Wilson government made a sharp turn toward authoritarianism. Los Angeles Times, 30 Aug. 2022 This handy eyeshadow pencil from NUDESTIX not only nicely includes its own carrying case, but also a sharpener to keep your tool sharp. Tiffany Dodson, Harper's BAZAAR, 30 Aug. 2022 My father had been hired as director of operations at an iron foundry—a sharp turn upward from the shoe store my parents had been running in a grim factory town. Lucy Sante, Harper’s Magazine , 17 Aug. 2022 Here’s why now is the ideal time to keep your in-demand skills and career-climbing prowess sharp. Laura Smythe, Forbes, 15 Aug. 2022 While music has helped keep Bennett’s mind sharp, his family and doctors ultimately decided regular traveling and performing would be too physically taxing for the nonagenarian. Jon Blistein, Rolling Stone, 3 Aug. 2022 The New York Police Department released video Sunday morning that showed a man crossing the street in the Bronx when a car took a sharp turn, knocking him into the air, before the occupants allegedly robbed him. Ronn Blitzer, Fox News, 24 July 2022
The 33-year-old sharp-shooting guard made five 3s, scored 26 points and rallied the Golden State Warriors to a 102-100 victory over the Indiana Pacers. Bloomberg.com, 14 Dec. 2021 She would be escorted by the Galla, seven demons like sharp-pointed canes. Roberto Calasso, Harper’s Magazine , 17 Aug. 2022 Norfolk County: two black vultures in Medway and two more soaring over Route I-495 in Wrentham, a family of sharp-shinned hawks at Moose Hill Sanctuary in Sharon, and a grasshopper sparrow at the Shea Naval Air Field in Weymouth. BostonGlobe.com, 23 July 2022 The weeklong summer festival that celebrates everything sharp-toothed and fearsome dives deep into our culture’s love of sharks, returning to Discovery on July 24 through July 30. Sage Anderson, Rolling Stone, 22 July 2022 Cunningham’s sharp-focused work is her most influential. Los Angeles Times, 14 Apr. 2022 The Milwaukee Bucks have signed free agent sharp-shooting forward Joe Ingles. Mike Hart, Journal Sentinel, 7 July 2022 The Celtics are hopeful that the sharp-shooting forward can become a contributor next season, and that possibility would be jump-started by a strong showing in Las Vegas. Adam Himmelsbach, BostonGlobe.com, 5 July 2022 The 27-year-old modeled her sharp-shooting game after Toliver. Los Angeles Times, 27 June 2022
As a heavy fog rolled in on the first of two nights of performances in Coos Bay, the F sharp went flat. oregonlive, 24 Aug. 2021 At 9:00 sharp on a recent June morning, Peter Campbell stood at the entrance to Naples’ famed National Archaeology Museum. National Geographic, 24 June 2020 Medical sharps are instruments used to administer medications to individuals or pets. Madeline Mitchell, Cincinnati.com, 17 Mar. 2020 Will additional big bets from sharps push the odds before Sunday? Ryan R. Bonini, USA TODAY Sportsbook Wire, 30 Jan. 2020 The sharps realize Navy’s defense has gone from allowing 34 points per game in 2018 to just 18 points per game this season. Joseph Goodman, al, 14 Nov. 2019 But getting dressed casket sharp and howling the night away is only part of the fun. Danielle Pointdujour, Essence, 31 Oct. 2019 Inspired by the '90s, hair legend Adir Abergel gave The Good Place star a razor-sharp blunt cut that falls just underneath her chin. Kaleigh Fasanella, Allure, 22 Oct. 2019 In the brief, demonic finale, a test of any violinist's abilities, Lee was confident and fiery throughout, and Fisch kept the orchestra razor-sharp through Barber's tricky rhythmic twists. cleveland.com, 12 Aug. 2019
Additionally, a period of rapid growth is the time to bring in experts to sharp shoot any growth barriers. Kelly O'neil, Forbes, 7 July 2022 Torres-Rosario still gets laughs, thanks to sharp comic timing in her accented line delivery, but those laughs come in appreciation for her character’s sincerity. Matthew J. Palm, orlandosentinel.com, 15 May 2021 Tuukka Rask, sharp down the stretch after recovering from a late-season back strain, will be making his 94th playoff appearance. BostonGlobe.com, 15 May 2021 Pick one that’s medium to sharp for a good melt-to-flavor ratio. Catherine Lo, Good Housekeeping, 12 May 2021 In the new crisis, the FT argues, dividends are sharping up to be the target that bankers’ bonus pay was the last time around. Alan Murray, Fortune, 3 Apr. 2020 Leaders agreed to sharp austerity measures in return for bailouts from the Union and the International Monetary Fund. NBC News, 27 Dec. 2019 May’s sharp rebuke of the president has put pressure on other lawmakers, especially Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, who is also vying for her job, to condemn the tweets. Jennifer Hassan, Washington Post, 15 July 2019 May’s sharp rebuke of the president has put pressure on other lawmakers, especially Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, who is also vying for her job, to condemn the tweets. Jennifer Hassan, BostonGlobe.com, 15 July 2019 See More

Word History



Middle English, from Old English scearp; akin to Old High German scarf sharp and perhaps to Old English scrapian to scrape — more at scrape

First Known Use


before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1


before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1


14th century, in the meaning defined above


1662, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

Time Traveler
The first known use of sharp was before the 12th century


1having a fine edge or point鋒利;尖利VERBS | ADVERB | PHRASES VERBSbe, feel, look, seem鋒利;感覺鋒利;看上去銳利;似乎尖利stay保持鋒利keep sth使⋯保持鋒利ADVERBextremely, fairly, very, etc.極其/頗為/非常鋒利exceptionally, wickedly (especially NAmE) 特別/極其尖利a display of wickedly sharp teeth露出極為尖利的牙齒surprisingly出奇地清晰The picture is surprisingly sharp and clear.這張圖片格外清晰。PHRASESas sharp as a razor銳利如刀;極為鋒利


2very great or sudden強烈;突然VERBS | ADVERB VERBSbe急劇;突然ADVERBextremely, fairly, very, etc.極其/頗為/非常突然a fairly sharp rise in the cost of living生活費用頗為突然的上漲particularly特別劇烈


3able to think quickly思維敏捷VERBS | ADVERB VERBSbe, seem敏銳;似乎敏銳stay保持敏銳ADVERBextremely, fairly, very, etc.極其/頗為/非常靈敏


4angry; severe生氣;嚴厲VERBS | ADVERB | PREPOSITION VERBSbe, sound尖刻;聽起來嚴厲Her voice sounded rather sharp.她的語氣聽起來很嚴厲。ADVERBextremely, fairly, very, etc.極其/頗為/非常嚴厲suddenly突然尖刻起來'Stick to the facts,' said Romanov, his voice suddenly sharp.“實話實說。”羅曼諾夫突然厲聲說道。PREPOSITIONwith責備⋯She was very sharp with me when I talked during her lecture.我在她的課堂上講話,她狠狠地訓了我一通。
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0_0: Translations of sharp
  • # a.
    畟: sharp
    鍔: sharp
    鋒利的: edgy, incisive, keen, knife-edged, nipping, sharp
    激: fierce, sharp, violent
    激烈: acute, fierce, intense, sharp
    急劇: rapid, sharp, sudden
    急遽: rapid, sharp, sudden
    尖: acute, piercing, pointed, sharp, shrewd, shrill
    尖利: brittle, cutting, keen, piercing, sharp, shrill
    尖銳: acute, incisive, intense, penetrating, pointed, sharp
    精: excellent, exquisite, fine, perfect, picked, sharp
    快: fast, fleet, forthright, happy, plainspoken, sharp
    利: favorable, favourable, sharp
    靈: alert, clever, effective, efficacious, quick, sharp
    銳: acute, fighting spirit, keen, rapid, sharp, sudden
    銳利: incisive, keen, penetrating, sharp, sharp-edged, sharp-pointed
    剡: jagged, pointed, razor sharp, sharp, spiky
    崟: abrupt, elevated, far above the ground, high, lofty, sharp
    鏃: acicular, apiculate, arrowy, piked, sharp, sharp-pointed
  • # v.
    弄鬼: sharp
    欺騙: beguile, cheat, deceive, dupe, fake out, sharp
    詐騙: bilk, chicane, sharp
  • # n.
    騙子: cheat, cheater, faker, impostor, mountebank, sharp
    小偷: sharp
  • # a.
    恰恰: exactly, just, precisely, sharp
    整整: due, plum, plumb, sharp
    正是: sharp

0_0: Definitions of sharp
  • # adjective.
    - (of an object) having an edge or point that is able to cut or pierce something.
    * cut the cake with a very sharp knife
    - producing a sudden, piercing physical sensation or effect.
    * I suddenly felt a sharp pain in my back
    - distinct in outline or detail; clearly defined.
    * the job was a sharp contrast from her past life
    - (of an action or change) sudden and marked.
    * there was a sharp increase in interest rates
    - having or showing speed of perception, comprehension, or response.
    * her sharp eyes missed nothing
    - (of musical sound) above true or normal pitch.
  • # adverb.
    - precisely (used after an expression of time).
    * the meeting starts at 7:30 sharp
    - in a sudden or abrupt way.
    * he was brought up sharp by Helen's voice
    - above the true or normal pitch of musical sound.
    * he heard him playing a little sharp on the high notes
  • # noun.
    - a musical note raised a semitone above natural pitch.
    - a long, sharply pointed needle used for general sewing.
    - a swindler or cheat.
    * None
  • # verb.
    - cheat or swindle (someone), especially at cards.
    * the fellow is drunk, let's sharp him

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