Word "SHARP" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Adjective
Definition:
(of something seen or heard) clearly defined
Synonyms:
crisp
Examples:
a sharp photographic image
the sharp crack of a twig

Part of Speech:
Adjective
Definition:
marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
Synonyms:
astute, shrewd

Part of Speech:
Adverb
Definition:
changing suddenly in direction and degree
Synonyms:
acutely, sharply
Examples:
the road twists sharply after the light
turn sharp left here

Crossword Clues for SHARP

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Clue Source Date
Second instrument is out of tune Mirror Cryptic 22 Apr 2024
Pointy Mirror Quick 22 Apr 2024
Pointed out harps (5)
Clearly visible cutting (5)
Musical note raised by a semitone (5)
Not blunt (5)
Top dressing to improve lawn drainage, - - - sand (5)
#VanityFair's star figure The Guardian Cryptic 15 Mar 2024
Small instrument is pointed (5)
Flat's opposite Commuter 12 Mar 2024
1985 Oaks, St Leger and 1000 Guineas winner ridden by Steve Cauthen (5)
A note of asperity
Far from blunt kind of note (5)
Quick-witted The Sun Two Speed 21 Feb 2024
Keen son with stringed instrument The Sun Two Speed 21 Feb 2024
Surname of Thackeray's wilful heroine (5)
Quick on the uptake, ... as a tack
Well-honed point on instrument (5)
Small instrument not blunt
Becky - - -, Thackeray's heroine
Ending in a piercing point
Having a point, like the flavour of lemon? (5)
Like the edge of a good knife
What "#" can mean New York Times Mini 22 Jan 2024
Keen to be incisive (5)
Keen-edged Newsday 15 Jan 2024
Surname of the orphan-turned-social climber, Becky, in Vanity Fair (5)
Clever Chinese dog, not English one The Times Cryptic 09 Jan 2024
Acute Mirror Quick 01 Jan 2024
Second lyre is out of tune Mirror Cryptic 01 Jan 2024
Small instrument for piercing The Telegraph Cryptic 01 Jan 2024
Pointy Thomas Joseph 25 Dec 2023
Second instrument is out of tune Mirror Cryptic 16 Dec 2023
Acute Mirror Quick 16 Dec 2023
Like a knife's blade
#smartandstylish The Guardian Cryptic 12 Dec 2023
One of two, in D major Universal 05 Nov 2023
Southern music-maker's off-key The Telegraph Toughie 14 Sep 2023
Like some aged cheddar USA Today 26 Aug 2023
Like most knives USA Today 29 Jul 2023
Second instrument not in tune? The Telegraph Cryptic 18 Jul 2023
Quick-witted USA Today 12 Jul 2023
Razor-___ USA Today 03 Jul 2023
Like a knife's edge
Like the edge of a chef's knife
Spiky USA Today 29 Apr 2023
Astute Canadiana 17 Apr 2023
Flat's counterpart Wall Street Journal 14 Apr 2023
Flat's musical counterpart USA Today 26 Mar 2023
Like the edge of a new knife
Counterpart of "flat," in music
Like aged cheddar New York Times 30 Jan 2023
Musical symbol Thomas Joseph 19 Jan 2023
Like a knife's blade
Pointy New York Times 30 Nov 2022
Like a knife's edge Newsday 22 Nov 2022
Keen-edged Newsday 02 Nov 2022
Above what is orally correct Newsday 27 Aug 2022
Staff symbol Thomas Joseph 02 Aug 2022
Good for cutting Newsday 14 Jun 2022
Like needles or claws
Good for cutting with Newsday 02 May 2022
Like a nice steak knife Family Time 17 Apr 2022
Musical symbol The Washington Post 11 Apr 2022
Musical symbol LA Times Daily 11 Apr 2022
Not dull, as minds
Small instrument tuned a little high?
Good for cutting Newsday 22 Mar 2022
Like a good knife Family Time 14 Feb 2022
Like well-aged cheddar USA Today 09 Feb 2022
Like a dagger The Washington Post Sunday 06 Feb 2022
Like some knives or tongues
Keen The Guardian Quick 20 Nov 2021
Small stringed instrument not perfectly tuned
Too high in pitch The Times Concise 29 Oct 2021
Recycling instruments could be accidental
Pointy Eugene Sheffer 20 Aug 2021
Pointed, say New York Times 19 Jul 2021
Like a new knife
Special musical instrument's pointed
Like a good knife
Higher than expected, for a singer The Washington Post Sunday 23 May 2021
Word before 'tongue' or 'cheddar' USA Today 23 May 2021
Small instrument for cutting The Telegraph Cryptic 15 Apr 2021
Staff symbol Thomas Joseph 10 Apr 2021
Cheddar specification Newsday 28 Mar 2021
Clearly defined; note The Times Concise 01 Mar 2021
Like a chef's knife
Quick-witted The Telegraph Quick 03 Jan 2021
Accidental piercing
Quick-witted LA Times Daily 28 Nov 2020
Quick-witted The Washington Post 28 Nov 2020
Above normal pitch The Times Concise 15 Oct 2020
On the dot LA Times Daily 10 Oct 2020
On the dot The Washington Post 10 Oct 2020
Flat’s counterpart Wall Street Journal 06 Oct 2020
Opposite of blunt USA Today 30 Sep 2020
Piercing alert is pitched too high
Nobody's fool Newsday 07 Aug 2020
Pitched high Wall Street Journal 16 Jul 2020
Like some cheddar USA Today 01 Jul 2020
Musical symbol Thomas Joseph 25 May 2020
Quick on the uptake Universal 29 Apr 2020
Incisive English coming from satirical novelist
With 6-Down, acute power of discernment New York Times 10 Apr 2020
Small stringed instrument needing tuning?
Pointed The Telegraph Quick 05 Mar 2020
Exactly
Like a good knife
Scientist's first instrument that's smart
Note coming from small plucked instrument
Note raised by small instrument
Small instrument for cutting
Good cutting edge or acute road turn Irish Times Simplex 24 Sep 2019
Acute The Telegraph Quick 05 Sep 2019
Pitched too high USA Today 17 Aug 2019
Quick-witted character on the staff
Astute Wall Street Journal 26 Jun 2019
On the dot Newsday 16 Jun 2019
Astute playwright shortened kind of speech
"She has a ___ tongue." ("She often says unkind words.")
Acidic; note The Times Concise 26 Apr 2019
Pound sign look-alike Wall Street Journal 17 Apr 2019
Spiffy New York Times 23 Feb 2019
Tangy The Telegraph Quick 02 Jan 2019
Pound sign look-alike
Pitched too high
Astute
Spiffy
Singular instrument needing strings slackened? The Telegraph Cryptic 16 Dec 2018
Keen son on stringed instrument The Sun Two Speed 01 Dec 2018
Quick-witted The Sun Two Speed 01 Dec 2018
Piece not finishing quietly and not in tune The Telegraph Toughie 08 Nov 2018
Cutting The Washington Post 21 Sep 2018
Cutting LA Times Daily 21 Sep 2018
Note coming from small plucked instrument The Telegraph Cryptic 11 Sep 2018
Quick-witted character on the staff
Pointy Eugene Sheffer 25 Aug 2018
Like a Chef's knife
#, in music USA Today 14 Aug 2018
Like a new knife
Like a new axe or knife
Start to strum instrument? That's not natural
Cutting The Telegraph Quick 28 Jun 2018
Like aged cheddar LA Times Daily 19 Jun 2018
Like aged cheddar The Washington Post 19 Jun 2018
Small instrument for piercing
Opposite of flat, in music Family Time 13 May 2018
Pitch-raising notation Newsday 20 Apr 2018
Out of tune? Precisely!
#, outside of Twitter Jonesin 13 Mar 2018
Small instrument out of tune
Astute The Chronicle of Higher Education 02 Mar 2018
Like the edge of a new knife
Note, part of lush arpeggio
Like aged cheddar USA Today 07 Jan 2018
Cutting
#, in music
Like aged cheddar
Like aged cheddar
Astute
Pointed, as a comment Newsday 14 Dec 2017
#, on a score USA Today 23 Sep 2017
Like the edge of a new knife
*Pointed ... and the end of the word ladder New York Times 30 Aug 2017
Above true pitch; stylish The Times Concise 29 Aug 2017
Quiet way to speak about a cheat The Times Cryptic 07 Jul 2017
Quiet way to speak about a cheat
Like a knife's edge
Not dull New York Times 24 May 2017
Second angel's instrument is raised in pitch
On the ball Premier Sunday 07 May 2017
Piercing; clearly defined The Times Concise 18 Apr 2017
Tuned too high New York Times 05 Apr 2017
Like hairpin turns Jonesin 07 Mar 2017
Quick-witted USA Today 31 Jan 2017
Quick-witted
Like some cheddar
*Pointed ... and the end of the word ladder
#, on a score
Tuned too high
Not dull
Cutting; acidic The Times Concise 22 Dec 2016
Freshly honed The Washington Post 21 Dec 2016
Piercing or pungent Newsday 19 Nov 2016
Hard to fool Wall Street Journal 28 Oct 2016
Flat's counterpart Wall Street Journal 11 Oct 2016
Quick-witted Newsday 05 Jun 2016
Mentally acute Universal 15 Feb 2016
Mentally acute
Like a honed knife LA Times Daily 28 Dec 2015
Quick-witted New York Times 18 Nov 2015
Like vampire fangs Wall Street Journal 28 Oct 2015
Keen-edged Newsday 29 Sep 2015
Pointy Thomas Joseph 25 Aug 2015
#, in music LA Times Daily 02 Jun 2015
Astute Universal 06 May 2015
Like provolone piccante LA Times Daily 08 Apr 2015
Astute USA Today 15 Feb 2015
#, in music
Like provolone piccante
Astute or acute
Astute
Like a honed knife
Like provolone piccante
Like vampire fangs
Astute
Keen-edged
Quick-witted
Quick on the uptake
Quicksand of sorts?
What # may indicate
Cheese adjective
Pungent
On the ball
Like a tack
Quick
Biting
Not fuzzy
Cheesy adjective
On the dot
On, as a pitcher
Nobody's fool
Good for cutting
Cheddar type
On the button
See 34-Across
Piercing
On the dot
Like some cheddar
Like aged cheddar
On the ball
A little too high
Cheddar type
Like the cutting edge
Opposite of flat, musically
Like a knife's edge
Well-honed
Quick-witted
Well-honed
Like honed knives
#, on scores
#, on scores
Like honed knives
The key of G has one
Like some wits or cheeses
Like some wits or cheeses
Acute
Clever
Quick-thinking
Kind of dresser
Like a good knife
Opposite of mild, in cheeses
Off-key, in a way
Off-key, in a way
Astute
Astute
Like some cheddar
Acute
Like some cheddar
Like a razor
On the ball
On the ball or on the dot
Precipitous
Like a useful knife
On the ball
In perfect focus
Keen-edged
On the dot
On the ball or on the dot
Like a tack
Like pungent cheese
Keen-edged
Pitched too high
On the dot
Like some cheeses
Mentally acute
Note notation
Acute
Staff symbol
Like some cheddar
Staff symbol
Acute
__ as a tack
Kind of dresser
Quick-witted
In perfect focus
Word with wit or dresser
Opposite of mild, in cheeses
Pointy
Brainy
A little high
Quick-witted
In perfect focus
Quick-witted
On the dot
Like a good knife
Like a good knife
Mark on a staff
Like a tack
Off key
Not flat
Tacky?
Certain accidental
Well-dressed
Not blurred
Cheese adjective
Out of tune
Like some cheese
Perceptive
Perceptive
Not blurred
On the dot
With it
Like some curves
Like a tack
Knifelike
What a "#" indicates in music
Accidental, in music
Like some cheese
On the dot
Stylish
Clever
Stylish
Dashing
Above pitch
Like some cheddar
Like a scalpel
Eagle-eyed
On the dot
Clever
Shrewd
Musical symbol
Distinct
Acerbic
Swindler
Like some cheddars
Musical sign
Pointed
Tacklike
Cheddar style
Knifelike
___ as a tack
Honed
Cheesy adjective
Intellectually penetrating
Company begun as the first maker of mechanical pencils
Mentally acute
Higher than normal
Sudden
Like some wits or cheeses
Astute
The key of G has one
Maker of the Wizard electronic organizer
On the ball
High-pitched
Mentally alert
Clever
Nattily clad
Becky ___ of "Vanity Fair"
Keen
On the ball
Becky ___, Thackeray minx
Acute
Thackeray's Becky
Musical notation
Incisive
Kind of shooter
Literary Becky
Cutting
Stylish, informally
Caustic
Piano key
Peaked
Becky of "Vanity Fair"
Razorlike
Shrewd
In shape, as a boxer
Like some cheese
Natty
Music symbol
Distinct
Black piano key
Becky
"Nutmeg Tree" author
Shrewd in dealing.
Edged.
Acute.
Note, in music.
Keen.
Caustic.
Distinct.
Cutting.
Biting.
Vigorous.
Music symbol.
Peaked.
Pointed.
Miss Becky.
Well-tuned-in.
Becky.
Musical symbol.
Quick on the uptake.
Thackeray's female opportunist.
Angular.
Trenchant.
Like the cutting edge
A little high in music class?
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