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Meaning of SHARPIE

Pronunciation:  'shârpee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a long narrow shallow-draft boat with a flat bottom and a triangular sail; formerly used along the N Atlantic coast of the US
  2. [n]  a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud
  3. [n]  an alert and energetic person
 

SHARPIE is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: busy bee, chiseler, chiseller, eager beaver, gouger, live wire, scammer, sharper, sharpy, swindler
 
 See Also: actor, beguiler, boat, cardsharp, cardsharper, cheat, cheater, clip artist, con artist, con man, confidence man, deceiver, doer, goffer, gopher, slicker, trickster, welcher, welsher, worker

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sharp"ie\, n. (Naut.)
A long, sharp, flat-bottomed boat, with one or two masts
carrying a triangular sail. They are often called {Fair Haven
sharpies}, after the place on the coast of Connecticut where
they originated. [Local, U.S.]

 

 

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