Definition of Card sharp
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 sharp
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1. The Great Wet Way by Alan Dale (1909)
"Often, I am regarded as a " card-sharp "—I feel sure of that. ... I have the face of a card sharp. I know it, and the idea is oppressive and haunting. ..."
2. The Red Badge of Courage and Four Stories by Stephen Crane (1997)
"I'll show you, you skin, you card-sharp! Yes, you cheated! You cheated! You cheated!” “Well, let's go at it, then, mister,” said Johnnie, coolly. ..."
3. The Standard Index of Short Stories, 1900-1914 by Francis James Hannigan (1918)
"Harper 106:367 F '08 card sharp. RH Davis. Met 40:16 Je '14 Card to the public. l. S. Cobb. Sal EP 187:5 О 24 '14 с л rder.cz. the guerrilla, EM Bacon. ..."