Definition of Card sharper

1. Noun. A professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card games.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Card Sharper

card-playing
card catalog
card catalogue
card counter
card counters
card counting
card game
card games
card key
card keys
card player
card punch
card punches
card shark
card sharp
card sharper (current term)
card stock
card table
card tart
card trick
cardamom
cardamoms
cardamon
cardamons
cardamum
cardamums
cardanol
cardanolide
cardanolides
cardanols

Literary usage of Card sharper

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1. The United Service Magazine by Arthur William Alsager Pollock (1856)
"... discharge of a card-sharper from prison, to which hfl was sentenced, on the ground that a railway carriage is not an " open end public place ;"* and the ..."

2. An Amiable Charlatan: By E. Phillips Oppenheim... with Illustrations by Will by Edward Phillips Oppenheim (1916)
"When we discovered, however, that, instead of being a professional card sharper," Captain Bannister continued, with emphasis, ..."

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