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  1. fairly sharp
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  1. informal promptly; quickly
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Examples from the Web for sharpish

Historical Examples of sharpish

  • And for the station work, it's well to have a sharpish lad, and a civil-spoken one.

    Great Uncle Hoot-Toot

    Mrs. Molesworth

  • "We are going to begin with a sharpish climb," Lisle said to another officer.

  • There was a sharpish curve on the line close to the station.

  • It was in charge of an agent who was a sharpish fellow, with all his wits about him.

  • Well, I have had a sharpish bout of it, as her ladyship there no doubt has told you.

    Doctor Thorne

    Anthony Trollope