Sharp synonyms and antonyms
Category: Part of speech:
Keenly perceptive or discerning:
Ending in a peak; pointed:
Clearly evident or conspicuous; marked: (Chiefly in combination) Having (a specified number or type of) prongs (Botany, mycology) Tapering to a long point at its apex.
Handsome, convenient, nice, etc.
The definition of bright is shining and full of light, mentally quick or witty.
Given to making caustic remarks:
Showing or exercising forethought.
Carefully or delicately made or done:
(Zoology) Having nails or claws, as opposed to hooves. Used of mammals.
(Mycology) covered with crystals Alternative spelling of . briary Having the capacity to sting.
The definition of audible is loud enough to be heard.
Paying attention; observant
(Archaic) Not sleeping; awake.
Energetic or quick in movement: Having sudden transitions from one subject or state to another; unconnected; disjointed. [First attested in the late 16th century.] Relating to an angle or angles; having an angle or angles; forming an angle or corner; sharp-cornered; pointed; as in, an angular figure.
Impossible to slake or satisfy:
Referring to something that has a sharp planar surface
Fully and clearly expressed; leaving nothing implied:
Having little or no space between elements or parts; tight and compact:
Abrupt, curt in one's manner or in relation to others.
Of or relating to energy.
Full of life; active; vigorous
The definition of distinctive is a quality or characteristic that is unique to a person or thing.
Given to wearing formal or expensive clothes:
The definition of chic is a person who is stylish or adopts current fashion trends.
The definition of mordant is very sarcastic and painful wit or speech.
Sharply penetrating; piercing:
Constituting or belonging to the first, highest, or best group in a system of classification:
The definition of sarcastic is a description of a sneering or ironic remark or someone who makes such remarks.
Given to forming schemes or plots; crafty, tricky, deceitful, etc.
Sharp-witted; mentally acute; shrewd
The definition of perspicacious is being perceptive with clear vision and good judgment.
Having or showing keen intelligence, perception, or judgment
Appealingly provocative; charming:
Extremely rapid, hasty, or abrupt; precipitate:
Affecting the organs of taste or smell with a sharp acrid sensation.
Able to deal creatively and effectively with problems, difficulties, etc.
(Obs.) Having a keen sense of smell
Stern or forbidding, as in manner or appearance:
(Archaic) Scolding, satirical, sharp.
Characterized by extreme emotion, especially anger:
Any of a class of compounds that form hydrogen ions when dissolved in water, and whose aqueous solutions react with bases and certain metals to form salts. Acids turn blue litmus paper red and have a pH of less than 7. Their aqueous solutions have a sour taste.
Acuteness; keenness, as of thought or vision
The degree of distinctness of a photograph, etc.
A resolute quality of mind
A taunting, sneering, cutting, or caustic remark; gibe or jeer, generally ironic
The condition of being spinose
The definition of a tang is the blade of a knife that extends into the handle, a strong taste or odor or sound, or a Chinese dynasty from 618 to 906. (Computing) To syntactically mark a sequence of letters as having a special property, such as being a keyword, e.g. by enclosing in apostrophes as in 'foo' or writing in uppercase as in FOO.
Characterized by truth; not false: Honest, especially in an manner that seems slightly blunt; candid; not reserved or disguised.
Designating steel that is tough but malleable and contains only a small percentage of carbon
Without wind or motion; still; quiet
Ranked near the beginning of an ascending series or scale:
Lacking good taste or showing poor taste
Having a soothing effect; not irritating or stimulating. Possessing or manifesting love for mankind.
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The definition of blunt is someone who speaks in a direct, often rude way or something with a dull edge or point.
Lacking in vigour or expression. Lacking in intelligence or exhibiting the quality of having been done by someone lacking in intelligence.
Having or displaying a lack or small amount of intelligence.
The definition of scruffy is someone or something that is unkempt and untidy.
Showing much wear; ragged; threadbare
The definition of old fashioned is someone or something that is behind the times, not up to date and often no longer considered relevant.
The definition of boring is something for making holes.
Allowing movement or action only at a low speed:
Having sharp points like needles. (Biology) Terminating in a mucro (an abruptly tapering point or a sharp spine) such as at the end of a leaf. Unique, such that it cannot be mistaken for something else.
Alert is defined as being awake and functioning at an energetic level.
Showing sound judgment and rationality:
Lively, fast-thinking, witty, intelligent.
Having or exhibiting keenly perceptive intellect.
Marked by discernment and understanding; sensitive.
Aware of or careful about the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others:
Skillful in accomplishing a purpose, especially by the use of cunning or craft.
Subtly deceitful; sly; cunning; artful
(Now Rare) Skillful or clever
Foxlike; crafty; wily; sly
Full of guile; deceitfully or treacherously cunning.
Clever or cunning, especially in the practice of deceit.
Requiring great skill or care
Sharp or biting, as in character or expression: (Mineralogy) Containing a high percentage of silica; opposed to basic.
That contracts bodily tissue and checks secretions, capillary bleeding, etc.; styptic
Biting, sharp, acrid, or caustic
The definition of scathing is something or someone severely and harshly critical. Of, derived from, or similar to a vitriol
Characterized by a sensation of cutting, piercing, or stabbing.
Marked by severity or intensity
A la mode is defined as trendy or in style.
Full of dash or spirit; bold and lively
Associated with or frequented by stylish or trend-setting people:
Of or characteristic of the mods or the styles they favored
Being in or conforming to the prevailing or current fashion; stylish:
The definition of trig is in good condition, neat or precise. Of a superior type; especially, exhibiting admirable personal qualities.
Holding office; having power:
Lively or energetic; brisk:
(Slang) Of, like, or for effeminate male homosexuals
(Slang) High-toned; luxurious; stylish
Sophisticated, aware, up-to-date, etc.
Mentally quick and original
Accurately or thoroughly done or made; painstaking
Designed or used for carrying out a hostile or aggressive attack
Of great significance; momentous:
Affecting the organs of taste or smell with a strong and often harsh sensation
Affecting the organs of taste or smell with a strong and often harsh sensation
The slender part of a flower pistil, connecting the ovary and the stigma. The pollen tube grows through the style delivering the pollen nuclei to the ovary.
The definition of usual is something common or regularly used.
changing suddenly in direction and degree
changing suddenly in direction and degree That exists and evolved within the confines of an ecosystem.
The definition of definite is something that has limits, is clear in meaning, absolutely true and positive.
Paying careful attention; keenly watchful
Being in physical motion:
Outstandingly good of its kind; of exceptional merit, virtue, etc.
Apt is defined as a response or result that is likely, expected or anticipated.
The definition of discerning is showing good judgment or good taste.
Demanding great care, patience, effort, etc.; arduous
Having the color of fire; brightly red:
So sharp as to cause mental pain
Able to recognize or draw fine distinctions or judgments: Having a sharp point or edge.
(Botany, of a leaf) Having a short, sharply pointed tip Synonym Study
literally implies sharp-pointedness and figuratively suggests a penetrating or poignant quality acute hearing, distress, etc. and often connotes suddenness and severity an acute heart attack
both apply to that which is cutting, biting, incisive, or piercing, as because of a fine edge, but sharp more often implies a harsh cutting quality a sharp pain, tongue, flavor, etc. and keen often suggests a pleasantly biting or stimulating quality keen wit, delight, etc. or a marked enthusiasm or intensity a keen student
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