Definition of Card sharp

1. Noun. A professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card games.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Card Sharp

card-index
card-playing
card catalog
card catalogue
card counter
card counters
card counting
card game
card games
card key
card keys
card player
card punch
card punches
card shark
card sharp (current term)
card sharper
card stock
card table
card tart
card trick
cardamom
cardamoms
cardamon
cardamons
cardamum
cardamums
cardanol
cardanolide
cardanolides

Literary usage of Card sharp

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Great Wet Way by Alan Dale (1909)
"Often, I am regarded as a " card-sharp "—I feel sure of that. ... I have the face of a card sharp. I know it, and the idea is oppressive and haunting. ..."

2. The Red Badge of Courage and Four Stories by Stephen Crane (1997)
"I'll show you, you skin, you card-sharp! Yes, you cheated! You cheated! You cheated!” “Well, let's go at it, then, mister,” said Johnnie, coolly. ..."

3. The Standard Index of Short Stories, 1900-1914 by Francis James Hannigan (1918)
"Harper 106:367 F '08 card sharp. RH Davis. Met 40:16 Je '14 Card to the public. l. S. Cobb. Sal EP 187:5 О 24 '14 с л rder.cz. the guerrilla, EM Bacon. ..."

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