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KK Pronunciation

〔 ʃɑrp 〕


〔 ʃɑːp 〕

Overview of noun sharp

The noun sharp has 2 senses

  • sharp -- (a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named)

  • sharp -- (a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point)

Overview of adj sharp

The adj sharp has 12 senses

  • crisp, sharp -- ((of something seen or heard) clearly defined; "a sharp photographic image"; "the sharp crack of a twig"; "the crisp snap of dry leaves underfoot")

  • acuate, acute, sharp, needlelike -- (ending in a sharp point)

  • acute, discriminating, incisive, keen, knifelike, penetrating, penetrative, piercing, sharp -- (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 penetrative observations")

  • astute, sharp, shrewd -- (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")

  • sharp, sharp-worded, tart -- (harsh; "sharp criticism"; "a sharp-worded exchange"; "a tart remark")

  • shrill, sharp -- (having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones ; "a shrill whistle"; "a shrill gaiety")

  • abrupt, precipitous, sharp -- (extremely steep; "an abrupt canyon"; "the precipitous rapids of the upper river"; "the precipitous hills of Chinese paintings"; "a sharp drop")

  • sharp -- (keenly and painfully felt; as if caused by a sharp edge or point; "a sharp pain"; "sharp winds")

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

  • sharp -- ((of a musical note) raised in pitch by one chromatic semitone; "C sharp")

  • sharp -- (very sudden and in great amount or degree; "a sharp drop in the stock market")

  • sharp -- (quick and forceful; "a sharp blow")

Overview of adv sharp

The adv sharp has 1 sense

  • sharply, sharp, acutely -- (changing suddenly in direction and degree; "the road twists sharply after the light"; "turn sharp left here"; "the visor was acutely peaked"; "her shoes had acutely pointed toes")