card shark
cardshark

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • card shark — card ,shark noun count AMERICAN a professional card player who cheats in order to win money …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • card shark — ☆ card shark n. Informal 1. an expert card player 2. CARDSHARP …   English World dictionary

  • card shark — noun a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card games • Syn: ↑cardsharp, ↑card sharp, ↑cardsharper, ↑card sharper, ↑sharper, ↑sharpie, ↑sharpy • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • card shark — n. skilled professional card player; cardsharp, dishonest card player …   English contemporary dictionary

  • card shark — 1. an expert cardplayer. 2. cardsharp. * * * …   Universalium

  • Shark (disambiguation) — Shark may refer to:Animals*Shark, a group of cartilaginous fishes *Red tailed black shark is a small fish in the carp family *Shark (moth), Cucullia umbratica , a noctuid moth species *Bala shark, a popular cyprinid in the home… …   Wikipedia

  • shark — [ʃa:k US ʃa:rk] n [Sense: 1; Date: 1400 1500; Origin: Origin unknown.] [Sense: 2; Date: 1500 1600; Origin: Probably from German schurke bad man ; influenced by SHARK1] 1.) plural shark or …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • card sharp — card ,sharp noun count a CARD SHARK …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Card sharp — A card sharp (informally also cardsharp, card shark, cardshark) is a person who uses skill and deception to win at poker or other card games. Also known in card gaming jargon as a mechanic , an older politically incorrect term is greek .Fact|date …   Wikipedia

  • card sharp — noun a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card games • Syn: ↑cardsharp, ↑cardsharper, ↑card sharper, ↑sharper, ↑sharpie, ↑sharpy, ↑card shark • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

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