Meaning of “card sharp” in the English Dictionary

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card sharpnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɑːd ˌʃɑːp/ us /ˈkɑːrd ˌʃɑːrp/

Examples from literature

  • There is a consciousness among all who speak of him that he amasses his money not by honest trade, but by unknown tricks,—as does a card sharper. 

(Definition of “card sharp” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)