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Spanish translation of “sharp”

sharp

adjective /ʃaːp/
having a thin edge that can cut or a point that can pierce
afilado , puntiagudo
a sharp knife .
(of pictures , outlines etc) clear and distinct
definido , nítido , marcado
the sharp outline of the mountain .
(of changes in direction ) sudden and quick
brusco , repentino , súbito
a sharp left turn .
(of pain etc) keen , acute or intense
agudo , fuerte
He gets a sharp pain after eating .
(often with with) severe
severo
Don’t be so sharp with the child ! She got a sharp reproach from me.
alert
agudo
Dogs have sharp ears .
shrill and sudden
repentino , súbito
a sharp cry .
(of a musical note ) raised a semitone ; too high in pitch
desafinado
F sharp That last note was sharp.
sharpen verb to make or grow sharp
afilar , sacar punta a
He sharpened his pencil .
sharpener noun an instrument for sharpening
sacapuntas
a pencil sharpener.
sharply adverb in a sharp manner
bruscamente, repentinamente
a sharply-pointed piece of glass The road turned sharply to the left He rebuked her sharply.
sharpness noun
agudeza , brusquedad , nitidez , severidad
the sharpness of the knife .
sharp practice noun dishonesty or cheating
mañas, tejemanejes , chanchullos
evidence of sharp practices in the letting industry .
sharp-witted adjective intelligent and alert
perspicaz , vivo
a sharp-witted boy .
look sharp to be quick or to hurry
¡date prisa !, ¡espabílate!
Bring me the books and look sharp (about it)!
(Definition of sharp from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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