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superl. - Having a very thin edge or fine point; of a nature to cut or pierce easily; not blunt or dull; keen. 2
superl. - Terminating in a point or edge; not obtuse or rounded; somewhat pointed or edged; peaked or ridged; as, a sharp hill; sharp features. 2
superl. - Affecting the sense as if pointed or cutting, keen, penetrating, acute: to the taste or smell, pungent, acid, sour, as ammonia has a sharp taste and odor; to the hearing, piercing, shrill, as a sharp sound or voice; to the eye, instantaneously brilliant, dazzling, as a sharp flash. 2
superl. - High in pitch; acute; as, a sharp note or tone. 2
superl. - Raised a semitone in pitch; as, C sharp (C/), which is a half step, or semitone, higher than C. 2
superl. - So high as to be out of tune, or above true pitch; as, the tone is sharp; that instrument is sharp. Opposed in all these senses to flat. 2
superl. - Very trying to the feelings; piercing; keen; severe; painful; distressing; as, sharp pain, weather; a sharp and frosty air. 2
superl. - Cutting in language or import; biting; sarcastic; cruel; harsh; rigorous; severe; as, a sharp rebuke. 2
superl. - Of keen perception; quick to discern or distinguish; having nice discrimination; acute; penetrating; sagacious; clever; as, a sharp eye; sharp sight, hearing, or judgment. 2
superl. - Eager in pursuit; keen in quest; impatient for gratification; keen; as, a sharp appetite. 2
superl. - Fierce; ardent; fiery; violent; impetuous. 2
superl. - Keenly or unduly attentive to one's own interest; close and exact in dealing; shrewd; as, a sharp dealer; a sharp customer. 2
superl. - Composed of hard, angular grains; gritty; as, sharp sand. 2
superl. - Steep; precipitous; abrupt; as, a sharp ascent or descent; a sharp turn or curve. 2
superl. - Uttered in a whisper, or with the breath alone, without voice, as certain consonants, such as p, k, t, f; surd; nonvocal; aspirated. 2
adv. - To a point or edge; piercingly; eagerly; sharply. 2
adv. - Precisely; exactly; as, we shall start at ten o'clock sharp. 2
n. - A sharp tool or weapon. 2
n. - The character [/] used to indicate that the note before which it is placed is to be raised a half step, or semitone, in pitch. 2
n. - A sharp tone or note. 2
n. - A portion of a stream where the water runs very rapidly. 2
n. - A sewing needle having a very slender point; a needle of the most pointed of the three grades, blunts, betweens, and sharps. 2
n. - Same as Middlings, 1. 2
n. - An expert. 2
v. t. - To sharpen. 2
v. t. - To raise above the proper pitch; to elevate the tone of; especially, to raise a half step, or semitone, above the natural tone. 2
v. i. - To play tricks in bargaining; to act the sharper. 2
v. i. - To sing above the proper pitch. 2

The word "sharp" uses 5 letters: A H P R S.

Direct anagrams of sharp:
  harps

Words formed by adding one letter before or after sharp (in bold), or to ahprs in any order:
c -   scarph   e -   phrase   raphes   seraph   shaper   sherpa   g -   graphs   i -   parish   raphis   l -   ralphs   o -   pharos   s -   sharps   u -   prahus   y -   sharpy  

Shorter words found within sharp:
ah   ar   ars   as   ash   asp   ha   hap   haps   harp   has   hasp   pa   pah   par   pars   pas   pash   rah   rap   raps   ras   rash   rasp   sap   sh   sha   spa   spar  

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