Sharp in a sentence as a noun

I also see a sharp decline in child-birth cases.

Younger, sharper eyed readers may not agree, but just wait a few years ...

Some teams were super-sharp, others were sloppy beyond words.

Can you imagine lawyers having to practice law in their free time to "keep their skills sharp"?

I think that we need to take away sharp knifes from people who have a tendency to cut themselves.

Sharp in a sentence as an adjective

Which is unintuitive when you are handling razor sharp pieces of metal.

This stands in pretty sharp distinction to the Kima terms, which involve preferred stock and a number of strings.

As my friend said: "I love watching Yahoo spend nine figures on things only to offhandedly gut them like a child playing with sharp knives.

When playing in G major, the sharp accidental on the Fs is not put at the beginning of the line just to avoid printing it in the score.

When people tell me that I should "do projects in my own free time to keep my skills sharp", it throws me into a fit of rage and makes me want to tear them a new one.

Sharp in a sentence as an adverb

Lots of sharp programmers deeply appreciate both of them, and are used to languages that gracefully provide both of those facilities.

There's also incentives for them to ignore other sharp edges or to even actively make other edges nearly untraversable.

The guy we really need to find and punish is the one who invented "rigid plastic clamshells".The kind that "conveniently" transforms from product packaging into a razor-sharp weapon while you are trying to open it.

Sharp definitions


a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named


a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point


(of something seen or heard) clearly defined; "a sharp photographic image"; "the sharp crack of a twig"; "the crisp snap of dry leaves underfoot"

See also: crisp


ending in a sharp point

See also: acuate acute needlelike


having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; "an acute observer of politics and politicians"; "incisive comments"; "icy knifelike reasoning"; "as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang"; "penetrating insight"; "frequent penetrative observations"

See also: acute discriminating incisive keen knifelike penetrating penetrative piercing


marked by practical hardheaded intelligence; "a smart businessman"; "an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease"; "he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow"

See also: astute shrewd


harsh; "sharp criticism"; "a sharp-worded exchange"; "a tart remark"

See also: sharp-worded tart


having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones ; "a shrill whistle"; "a shrill gaiety"

See also: shrill


extremely steep; "an abrupt canyon"; "the precipitous rapids of the upper river"; "the precipitous hills of Chinese paintings"; "a sharp drop"

See also: abrupt precipitous


keenly and painfully felt; as if caused by a sharp edge or point; "a sharp pain"; "sharp winds"


having or made by a thin edge or sharp point; suitable for cutting or piercing; "a sharp knife"; "a pencil with a sharp point"


(of a musical note) raised in pitch by one chromatic semitone; "C sharp"


very sudden and in great amount or degree; "a sharp drop in the stock market"


quick and forceful; "a sharp blow"


changing suddenly in direction and degree; "the road twists sharply after the light"; "turn sharp left here"; "the visor was acutely peaked"; "her shoes had acutely pointed toes"

See also: sharply acutely