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Noun: sharpy  shaa(r)-pee
Usage: informal
  1. An alert and energetic person
    - eager beaver [informal], busy bee [informal], live wire [informal]
     
  2. A professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card games
    - cardsharp, card sharp, cardsharper, card sharper, sharper, sharpie [informal], card shark

Derived forms: sharpies

Type of: actor, card player, chiseler [US, informal], chiseller [Brit, Cdn, informal], defrauder, doer, gouger [N. Amer, informal], grifter [N. Amer, informal], scammer, swindler, worker

Encyclopedia: Sharpy