card sharp

card sharp
noun
a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card games
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card sharp UK US noun [countable] [singular card sharp plural card sharps]
a professional card player who cheats in order to win money
Thesaurus: gamblers and people who work in the gambling industryhyponym

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(also card sharper or card shark) n. a person who cheats at cards in order to win money

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ˈcard sharp 7 f3 [card sharp] noun
a person who cheats in games of cards in order to make money

He was dressed like some Dodge City card sharp.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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