sharp

Listen:
UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈʃɑːp/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ʃɑrp/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(shärp)

Inflections of 'sharp' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
sharper
adj comparative
sharpest
adj superlative
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sharp

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a sharp [knife, blade, razor]
  2. the [knife, blade, edge] is (very) sharp
  3. be careful, [it is, it's] sharp
  4. the [table, chair, panel] has sharp [corners, edges]
  5. the [tiger, bat, creature] had sharp teeth
  6. a sharp [image, photo, picture]
  7. the [image, photo, detail] is sharp
  8. sharp and [clear, detailed, crisp, clean]
  9. have a sharp pain (in)
  10. a sharp pain in my [arm, foot, ribs]
  11. is a sharp contrast between
  12. is a sharp [increase, decrease] in
  13. there's a sharp curve in the (road)
  14. a sharp [cry, shrill, yell] for help
  15. has a very sharp memory
  16. you have to be sharp to
  17. has a sharp eye for [detail, the ladies]
  18. is a very sharp [kid, student, employee]
  19. [he, his hair] is looking sharp today
  20. made some sharp [comments, observations]
  21. UK: [and, let's] be sharp about it!
n
  1. music: (the) sharps and flats
  2. music: the sharps are [notated, marked, black keys]
  3. music: a [series, flurry, row] of sharps
  4. music: the [first, last, final] sharp in the scale
  5. music: [played, missed] a sharp
  6. don't reuse the sharps
  7. [used, new] sharps
  8. a disposal for sharps
n as adj
  1. a sharps container
adv
  1. dresses so sharp
  2. [be here, arrive] at [2:00] sharp
v
  1. sharp the [note, pitch, melody, song]
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