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See definition of sharpies on Dictionary.com
  • as incon artist
  • as incon man
  • as inconfidence man
  • as infashion plate
  • as ingo-getter
  • as ineager beaver

synonyms for sharpies

  • con man
  • crook
  • hustler
  • swindler
  • barricuda
  • bilker
  • bunco
  • cheater
  • clip artist
  • deceiver
  • fleecer
  • flimflammer
  • fraud
  • hoser
  • mountebank
  • scam artist
  • scammer
  • shark
  • sharpie
  • smoothie
  • beaver
  • doer
  • dynamo
  • fireball
  • hustler
  • pistol
  • self-starter
  • sharpy
  • workhorse
  • active person
  • ambitious person
  • ball of fire
  • busy bee
  • busy person
  • hot shot
  • live wire
  • no slouch
  • spark plug
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How to use sharpies in a sentence

The worst boats to take ground are flat-bottomed craft like sharpies; when they go on they generally make a perfect job of it.
ON YACHTS AND YACHT HANDLINGTHOMAS FLEMING DAY
There were also a few sloop-type sharpies in the eastern Sound.
THE MIGRATIONS OF AN AMERICAN BOAT TYPEHOWARD I. CHAPELLE
These large sharpies could be decked and, when necessary, fitted with a cabin.
THE MIGRATIONS OF AN AMERICAN BOAT TYPEHOWARD I. CHAPELLE
I gave the sharpies a hard look and they moved off and left us alone.
NOBLE REDMANJESSE FRANKLIN BONE
No contemporary description of these early New Haven sharpies seems to be available.
THE MIGRATIONS OF AN AMERICAN BOAT TYPEHOWARD I. CHAPELLE
Until the appearance of the early sharpies, dugout canoes built of a single white pine log had been used at New Haven for tonging.
THE MIGRATIONS OF AN AMERICAN BOAT TYPEHOWARD I. CHAPELLE
The first New Haven sharpies were 28 to 30 feet long—about the same length as most of the log canoes.
THE MIGRATIONS OF AN AMERICAN BOAT TYPEHOWARD I. CHAPELLE
The structure of New Haven sharpies was strong and rather heavy, consisting of white pine plank and oak framing.
THE MIGRATIONS OF AN AMERICAN BOAT TYPEHOWARD I. CHAPELLE
In most sharpies the sails were hoisted to a single-sheave block at the mast heads and were fitted with wood or metal mast hoops.
THE MIGRATIONS OF AN AMERICAN BOAT TYPEHOWARD I. CHAPELLE
Kunhardt remarks that sharpies lay quiet when anchored by the stern, making the ground tackle easier to handle.
THE MIGRATIONS OF AN AMERICAN BOAT TYPEHOWARD I. CHAPELLE
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