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Definition of "cardsharp" [card•sharp]

  • An expert in cheating at cards. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cardsharp" in a sentence
  • "Shane: I wasn't implying that "cardsharp" was wrong, just making the point that "card shark" wasn't."
  • "After a few drinks Goldberger began, with some hesitation, to narrate how he had had a quarrel over his best girl with a professional "cardsharp," who had hit him in the jaw."
  • "Lorena, a cardsharp who chooses love over glamour and money."