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Meaning of “razor-sharp” in the English Dictionary

"razor-sharp" in British English

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razor-sharpadjective

uk   /ˌreɪ.zəˈʃɑːp/  us   /-zɚˈʃɑːrp/
  • razor-sharp adjective (CLEVER)

If you ​describe someone or someone's ​mind as razor-sharp, you ​mean that that ​personthinks very ​clearly and ​quickly: She's got a razor-sharp mind.
(Definition of razor-sharp from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"razor-sharp" in American English

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razor-sharpadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈreɪ·zərˈʃɑrp/
very ​sharp: These ​animals have razor-sharp ​teeth.
(Definition of razor-sharp from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “razor-sharp”
in Chinese (Simplified) 锋利的, 极锋利的, 非常锐利的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鋒利的, 極鋒利的, 非常銳利的…
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