sharpie

or sharp·y

[ shahr-pee ]
/ ˈʃɑr pi /

noun

a very alert person.
Slang. an ostentatiously stylish person.

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Origin of sharpie

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60; sharp + -ie
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British Dictionary definitions for sharpie (1 of 2)

sharpie
/ (ˈʃɑːpɪ) /

noun

Australian a member of a teenage group having short hair and distinctive clothesCompare skinhead

British Dictionary definitions for sharpie (2 of 2)

Sharpie
/ (ˈʃɑːpɪ) /

noun

trademark a type of permanent marker
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