sharp-set

[ shahrp-set ]
/ ˈʃɑrpˌsɛt /

adjective

eager to satisfy the appetite, especially for food.
keen or eager.
set to present a sharply angled edge.

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Origin of sharp-set

First recorded in 1530–40

OTHER WORDS FROM sharp-set

sharp-set·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for sharp-set

sharp-set

adjective

set to give an acute cutting angle
keenly hungry
keen or eager
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