sharpy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sharpy a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card games
    • n sharpy an alert and energetic person
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sharpy Same as sharp, n., 11.
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Usage

In literature:

James Sharpies, the celebrated blacksmith artist of England, was very poor, but he often rose at three o'clock to copy books he could not buy.
"An Iron Will" by Orison Swett Marden
The photog in the purple shirt is really a sharpie at lepping.
"The Galaxy Primes" by Edward Elmer Smith
This hull is known as the Sharpie type.
"Boys' Book of Model Boats" by Raymond Francis Yates
Oyster tonging sharpies were raced, and often a sharpie of this type was built especially for racing.
"The Migrations of an American Boat Type" by Howard I. Chapelle
I gave the sharpies a hard look and they moved off and left us alone.
"Noble Redman" by Jesse Franklin Bone
From this vantage point, he beheld a good-sized two-masted sharpie lying near the shore.
"When the Cock Crows" by Waldron Baily
Probably the most interesting and exciting contests in the small-boat class will be the sharpie races of the Shelter Island Sharpie Club.
"Harper's Round Table, June 4, 1895" by Various
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In news:

His friends had drawn on his entire body with a blue Sharpie.
A close up of the Sharpie Logo on the #97 Roush Racing Rubbermaid/ Sharpie Ford Taurus car driven by Kurt Busch for Roush Racing during the Talladega 500.
Sharpie 's Brand Journey.
Woehrle, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, Newell Rubbermaid Inc, discussed how Sharpie is able to dominate the permanent marker business and the decision to change course when the business was in trouble.
Arts & Crafts With Tracey Marceron: Sharpie Art.
Sharpie 500 at Bristol.
Sharpie 's 'Uncap what's inside' by Draftfcb.
' Sharpie parties' deface foreclosed homes.
Channing Tatum Bumps His Human Sharpie In Stripper Movie.
Sharpie's ' Uncap what's inside' by Draftfcb.
Clay Paky Sharpy fixtures are living up to the name of Kelly Clarkson's Stronger Tour with their punchy performance on the road.
The phone number on the awning was written with a Sharpie.
Sharpie celebrates cup illustrator .
This sharpie was launched at Lake Wyvenhoe, Queensland, Australia.
It was built by John Hockings over six months, and was inspired by Bill Schwicker's Egret and his 3 fathom sharpie.
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