Definition of Sharkers

1. Noun. (plural of sharker) ¹



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Definition of Sharkers

1. sharker [n] - See also: sharker

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sharkers

shark
shark-jumping
shark-liver oil
shark attack
shark bait
shark fin
shark fin soup
shark fin soups
shark fins
shark liver oil
shark oil
shark repellent
sharke
sharked
sharker
sharkers (current term)
sharkfin
sharkfins
sharking
sharkings
sharkish
sharkless
sharklike
sharkmeat
sharks
sharkskin
sharkskins
sharksucker
sharksuckers
sharky

Literary usage of Sharkers

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1. Rambles in America, Past and Present by Alfred J. Pairpoint (1891)
"When a whaling vessel is sighted, outside or in the inner harbor, the "sharkers," as they are termed, put off in sailboats to meet the ship and board her, ..."

2. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1880)
"... The milk of unicorns," &c. as old Volpone courted Coelia in the 4 comedy, when as they are no such men, not worth a groat, but mere sharkers, ..."

3. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1862)
"They are most part bashful, suspicious, solitary, &c., therefore no such ambitious, impudent intruders as some are, no sharkers, no cony-catchers, ..."

4. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1862)
"... when as they are no such men, not worth a groat, but mere sharkers, to make a fortune, to get their desire, or else pretend love to spend their idle ..."

5. The Anatomy of melancholy v. 3 by Robert Burton (1875)
"... when as they are no such men, not worth a groat, but mere sharkers, to make a fortune, to get their desire, or else pretend love to spend their idle ..."

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