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sharper

[ shahr-per ]
/ ˈʃɑr pər /
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noun Slang.
a shrewd swindler.
a professional gambler.
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Origin of sharper

First recorded in 1560–70; sharp + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for sharper

sharper
/ (ˈʃɑːpə) /

noun
a person who cheats or swindles; fraud
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