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Meaning of SHARPIE

Pronunciation:  'shârpee

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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.]