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1. sharp  (noun) 
a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point



  More Generic:
    sewing needle


2. sharp  (noun) 
a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named



  More Specific:
double sharp - a a musical notation of two sharps in front of a note indicating that it is to be raised by two semitones


  More Generic:
    musical notation


3. sharp  (s) 
marked by practical hardheaded intelligence; "a smart businessman"; "an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease"; "he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow"

  Also known as: astute, shrewd


  Similar:
    smart


4. sharp  (s) 
(of something seen or heard) clearly defined; "a sharp photographic image"; "the sharp crack of a twig"; "the crisp snap of dry leaves underfoot"

  Also known as: crisp


  Similar:
    distinct


5. sharp  (adj) 
having or made by a thin edge or sharp point; suitable for cutting or piercing; "a sharp knife"; "a pencil with a sharp point"



  Adjective(s):
    sharpness     keenness
  See Also:
    pointed


  Similar:
    carnassial     cutting     edged     incisive     piercing     keen     knifelike     penetrative     penetrating     sharpened     razor-sharp


  Opposite of:
    dull


6. sharp  (adj) 
keenly and painfully felt; as if caused by a sharp edge or point; "a sharp pain"; "sharp winds"



  Similar:
    acute     intense     cutting     keen     knifelike     piercing     stabbing     lancinate     lancinating     fulgurating     scratching     salt


  Opposite of:
    dull


7. sharp  (s) 
quick and forceful; "a sharp blow"



  Similar:
    forceful


8. sharp  (s) 
very sudden and in great amount or degree; "a sharp drop in the stock market"



  Similar:
    sudden


9. sharp  (s) 
extremely steep; "an abrupt canyon"; "the precipitous rapids of the upper river"; "the precipitous hills of Chinese paintings"; "a sharp drop"

  Also known as: abrupt, precipitous


  Similar:
    steep


10. sharp  (s) 
high-pitched and sharp; "piercing screams"; "a shrill whistle"

  Also known as: piercing, shrill


  Similar:
    high     high-pitched


11. sharp  (s) 
very penetrating and clear and sharp in operation; "an incisive mind"; "a keen intelligence"; "of sharp and active intellect"

  Also known as: incisive, keen


  Similar:
    intelligent


12. sharp  (adj) 
raised in pitch by one chromatic semitone; "C sharp"



  Category:
    music

  Opposite of:
    flat     natural


13. sharp  (s) 
having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; "an acute observer of politics and politicians"; "incisive comments"; "icy knifelike reasoning"; "as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang"; "penetrating insight"; "frequent pene



  Similar:
    perceptive


14. sharp  (s) 
harsh; "sharp criticism"; "a sharp-worded exchange"; "a tart remark"

  Also known as: sharp-worded, tart


  Similar:
    unpleasant


15. sharp  (s) 
ending in a sharp point

  Also known as: acuate, acute, needlelike


  Similar:
    pointed


16. sharp  (s) 
sour or bitter in taste

  Also known as: acerb, acerbic, astringent


  Similar:
    sour


17. sharp  (adv/adj) 
changing suddenly in direction and degree; "the road twists sharply after the light"; "turn sharp left here"

  Also known as: sharply


  Pertainym:
    sharp


 

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