cardsharp

cardsharp
Synonyms and related words:
adventurer, betting ring, bettor, boneshaker, bunco artist, bunco steerer, cardshark, cardsharper, carpetbagger, compulsive gambler, con artist, con man, confidence man, crap shooter, crimp, gambler, gamester, hazarder, horse coper, horse trader, jackleg, land pirate, land shark, land-grabber, mortgage shark, pettifogger, petty gambler, piker, pitchman, player, plunger, punter, shark, sharp, sharper, sharpie, shortchanger, shyster, slicker, speculator, spieler, sport, sporting man, sportsman, tinhorn, tipster, tout, venturer, wagerer

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  • cardsharp — card sharp , cardsharper card sharp er . a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card games. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cardsharp — ☆ cardsharp [kärd′shärp΄ ] n. Informal a professional cheater at cards: also cardsharper …   English World dictionary

  • cardsharp — noun One who is skilled at card games, especially at cheating in them. One of Tims great grandparents had been a cardsharp in the wild west, and had been shot dead during a game …   Wiktionary

  • cardsharp — or cardsharper noun Date: 1859 a person who habitually cheats at cards …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cardsharp — cardsharping, n. /kahrd shahrp /, n. a person, esp. a professional gambler, who cheats at card games. Also, cardsharper. [1855 60, Amer.; CARD1 + SHARP] * * * …   Universalium

  • cardsharp — n. dishonest card player …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cardsharp — also card.sharp.er noun (C) someone who cheats when playing cards in order to make money …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cardsharp — card•sharp [[t]ˈkɑrdˌʃɑrp[/t]] also card′sharp er n. gam a person who cheats at card games Also called card′ shark . Etymology: 1855–60, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • cardsharp — noun a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card games • Syn: ↑card sharp, ↑cardsharper, ↑card sharper, ↑sharper, ↑sharpie, ↑sharpy, ↑card shark • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • cardsharper — cardsharp card sharp , cardsharper card sharp er . a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card games. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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