English dictionary definition of:

sharp


Noun

  • a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point
  • a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named

Adjective

  • marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
  • (of something seen or heard) clearly defined
  • having or made by a thin edge or sharp point; suitable for cutting or piercing
  • keenly and painfully felt; as if caused by a sharp edge or point
  • quick and forceful
  • very sudden and in great amount or degree
  • extremely steep
  • having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones
  • (of a musical note) raised in pitch by one chromatic semitone
  • having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
  • harsh
  • ending in a sharp point

Adverb

  • changing suddenly in direction and degree

Thesaurus

abrupt acuate acute acutely astute crisp discriminating incisive keen knifelike needlelike penetrating penetrative piercing precipitous sharp-worded sharply shrewd shrill tart

Spellzone course content

View spelling list ar words: a starter list and learn about the word sharp in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 10. Spelling choices for /ar/ sound; ar, a.

Scrabble score for sharp


Scrabble score = 10

generated at 07:58:53 on 18-01-20

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