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Definition of "sharpie" []

  • A long, narrow, flatbottom fishing boat having a centerboard and one or two masts, each rigged with a triangular sail. (noun)
  • An alert, quick-witted person. (noun)
  • A sharper. (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 "sharpie" in a sentence
  • "A poor nerd (you can recognize them by the Autobot/Decepticon logos stencilled onto their brown paper lunch bags in sharpie)."
  • "The sharpie was a parting gift for the lucky fan who caught it."
  • "With buckshot, you can take a shot, go circle the hits with coloured "sharpie", take another shot, circle with a different coloured sharpie, etc ..."