card-sharper

  • 1 card-sharper — cardˈ sharp or cardˈ sharper noun A person who cheats at cards • • • Main Entry: ↑card …

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

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  • 3 card-sharp — cardˈ sharp or cardˈ sharper noun A person who cheats at cards • • • Main Entry: ↑card …

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  • 4 card sharp — (also card sharper) ► NOUN ▪ a person who cheats at cards …

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  • 5 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 …

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  • 6 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 …

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  • 7 card player — noun someone who plays (or knows how to play) card games • Hypernyms: ↑player, ↑participant • Hyponyms: ↑bridge player, ↑hand, ↑cardholder, ↑cardsharp, ↑card sharp, ↑ …

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  • 8 card — {{11}}card (n.) c.1400, from M.Fr. carte (14c.), from L. charta leaf of paper, tablet, from Gk. khartes layer of papyrus, probably from Egyptian. Form influenced after 14c. by It. carta (see CHART (Cf. chart)). Sense of playing cards is oldest in …

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  • 9 card sharp — (also card sharper) noun a person who cheats at cards …

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  • 10 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 …

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  • 11 card — 1. n. & v. n. 1 thick stiff paper or thin pasteboard. 2 a a flat piece of this, esp. for writing or printing on. b = POSTCARD. c a card used to send greetings, issue an invitation, etc. (birthday card). d = visiting card. e = business card. f a… …

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  • 12 card sharp — /ˈkad ʃap/ (say kahd shahp) noun a person who cheats at cards. Also, cardsharper. {US (1880s); card1 + obsolete sharper a cheat at cards} –card sharping, noun …

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  • 13 sharper — /ˈʃapə / (say shahpuh) adjective 1. comparative of sharp. –noun 2. Also, sharpie. a shrewd swindler. 3. → card sharp …

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

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  • 15 Thief — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Thief >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 thief thief robber homo triumliterarum pilferer rifler filcher plagiarist GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 spoiler spoiler depredator pillager marauder …

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

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  • 17 sharpie — noun 1. an alert and energetic person • Syn: ↑eager beaver, ↑busy bee, ↑live wire, ↑sharpy • Hypernyms: ↑actor, ↑doer, ↑worker • …

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  • 18 sharpy — noun 1. an alert and energetic person • Syn: ↑eager beaver, ↑busy bee, ↑live wire, ↑sharpie • Hypernyms: ↑actor, ↑doer, ↑worker • …

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  • 19 Lansquenet — (derived from the German landsknecht ( servant of the land or country ), applied to a mercenary soldier) is a card game.Game playThe dealer or banker stakes a certain sum, and this must be met by the nearest to the dealer first, and so on. When… …

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  • 20 chiseler — noun a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud • Syn: ↑swindler, ↑defrauder, ↑chiseller, ↑gouger, ↑scammer, ↑grifter • Derivationally related forms: ↑scam ( …

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