Definition of Card sharper
1. Noun. A professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card games.
Generic synonyms: Card Player, Chiseler, Chiseller, Defrauder, Gouger, Grifter, Scammer, Swindler
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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, ..."