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Translation of "sharp" - English-Spanish dictionary

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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