Definition of Oversharp

1. [adj]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Oversharp

overshadowed
overshadower
overshadowers
overshadowing
overshadows
overshadowy
overshake
overshaken
overshakes
overshaking
overshape
overshare
overshared
overshares
oversharing
oversharp (current term)
oversheet
oversheets
overshielding
overshine
overshines
overshining
overshirt
overshirts
overshoe
overshoes
overshone
overshook
overshoot
overshooting

Literary usage of Oversharp

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1835)
"My senses are not so oversharp that they need to be dull- ed.—What! have such a whole pack of diseases, and all for a couple of dollars ! " Doctor. ..."

2. Catholicon Anglicum: An English-Latin Wordbook, Dated 1483 by Sidney John Hervon Herrtage (1882)
"... for which purpose, if it be oversharp, there is a means to mitigate the force thereof, with a tost of bread or some wine : again if it be too weake and ..."

3. The American Quarterly Register by American Education Society (1840)
"I commend their judgment in the choice of so convenient a place, where the air is clear, yet not oversharp; the earth fruitful, yet not very dirty; ..."

4. The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient by Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl (1899)
"... cold and soon weary of the same again: more quick to enter speedily than able to pierce far: even like oversharp tools, whose edges be very soon turned. ..."

5. The American Quarterly Register by American Education Society (1839)
"I commend their judgment in the choice of so convenient a place, where the air is clear, yet not oversharp; the earth fruitful, yet not very dirty ; water ..."

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