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Meaning of SHARPER

Pronunciation:  'shârpur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud
 

SHARPER is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: chiseler, chiseller, gouger, scammer, sharpie, sharpy, swindler
 
 See Also: beguiler, cardsharp, cardsharper, cheat, cheater, clip artist, con artist, con man, confidence man, deceiver, slicker, trickster, welcher, welsher

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sharp"er\, n.
A person who bargains closely, especially, one who cheats in
bargains; a swinder; also, a cheating gamester.

      Sharpers, as pikes, prey upon their own kind.
                                               --L'Estrange.

Syn: Swindler; cheat; deceiver; trickster; rogue. See
     {Swindler}.

 

 

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