sharpie

or sharp·y

[ shahr-pee ]
/ ˈʃɑr pi /

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. sharpen,
  2. sharpener,
  3. sharper,
  4. sharpeville,
  5. sharpey-schafer,
  6. sharpish,
  7. sharply,
  8. sharpness,
  9. sharps,
  10. sharpsburg

Origin of sharpie

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60; sharp + -ie

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British Dictionary definitions for sharpie

sharpie

/ (ˈʃɑːpɪ) /

noun

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

Sharpie

/ (ˈʃɑːpɪ) /

noun

trademark a type of permanent marker
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