sharp

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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 adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (able to cut or pierce)scherp bn
 The new knife was sharp.
sharp adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (not blurry)scherp bn
 With his glasses on, his vision was sharp.
sharp adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative ([sb]: witty)ad rem, scherpzinnig bn
 He was really sharp - always making funny comments.
sharp adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (intelligent)scherpzinnig, slim bn
 They decided to hire the sharpest of the candidates.
sharp adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (comment: hurtful)bijtend, scherp bn
 His sharp comments really hurt her feelings.
sharp adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (feeling, pain: intense)scherp, stekend bn
 I have a sharp pain in my back.
sharp nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (musical note) (muzieknoot met kruis)kruis nw de
 You need to play a sharp here, not a natural.
 
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sharp adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (clean-cut)vlot, scherp bn
 The hippie's sharp new look included short hair and an Italian suit.
sharp adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (abrupt)scherp bn
 Next, you need to make a sharp right turn onto the next street.
sharp adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (brisk, cold)scherp, fel bn
 There was a sharp wind that a light jacket couldn't guard against.
sharp adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (quick to see)scherp, oplettend, alert bn
 He had a sharp eye for errors in the reports.
sharp adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (dishonest, sly)sluw, leep bn
 John is a sharp one - you can't really trust him.
sharp adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (temper: severe)hevig, sterk bn
 His sharp temper lost him his last job.
sharp adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (strongly flavoured)scherp, sterk bn
 This is a really sharp cheese. I prefer something milder.
sharp adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (high-pitched and loud)fel, schril, schel bn
 There was a sharp sound coming from the car's engine.
sharp adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (music: F sharp, etc.)kruis bn
 Let's change that note from A to A sharp.
sharp adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (with too high a pitch)te hoog bn
 The guitar string played sharp so he had to tune it.
sharp advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (time: precisely)precies, stipt bw
 Please be at the meeting at three o'clock sharp.
sharp advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (abruptly)scherp bw
 He turned the car sharp right.
sharp nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (musical symbol: #)kruis nw de
 The pianist did not notice the sharp at the top of page two, and played the wrong note.
sharp nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. colloquial (expert)expert nw de
 We better bring in the sharps to analyse this.
sharp nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (needle)naald nw de
 Please deposit all sharps in a special container.
sharp viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." US (music: be half a tone too high)een halve toon te hoog spelen
 You sharped all through the first twenty bars.
sharp vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." US (music: raise half a tone)met een halve toon verhogen
 You need to sharp that F at bar sixteen.
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sterk bn (fel, hevig)strong adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  sharp adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 
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kruis nw de (muziek: wijzigingsteken) (music)sharp nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
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scherp van geest bw (schrander)sharp-minded adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
scherpe opmerking bn+nw de (kwetsende opmerking) (figurative)harsh remark, cutting remark nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (figurative)sharp criticism nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
scherpe pijn bn+nw de (stekende pijn)sharp pain nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
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card sharp nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (swindler) (in kaartspel)oplichter nw de
 My friend lost all his money in a poker game with a card sharp.
look sharp interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" UK, figurative, slang (hurry) (informeel)schiet op!, schiet eens op!, vlug een beetje!, hup! tw
 Look sharp! I want to get there on time.
look sharp vi + adj UK, figurative, slang (hurry)opschieten onoverg.ww
  zich haasten wk.ww
  haast maken onoverg. uitdr.
 You'll need to look sharp if we're going to be at that bus stop in time.
look sharp vi + adj figurative, informal (be stylish)er net uitzien, er netjes uitzien, er knap uitzien onoverg. uitdr.
 Everyone looked sharp at the awards ceremony.
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Collocatie: sharp the [note, pitch, melody, song], music: (the) sharps and flats, a sharps container, meer...

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