Higher than usual by one semitone (denoted by the symbol ♯ after the name of the note). (adjective)
Higher in pitch than required. (adjective)
Having an intense, acrid flavour. (adjective)
sudden and intense. (adjective)
Illegal or dishonest. (adjective)
Exact, precise, accurate; keen. (adjective)
Offensive, critical, or acrimonious, as sharp criticism. (adjective)
Stylish or attractive. (adjective)
Observant; alert; acute. (adjective)
Forming a small angle; especially, forming an angle of less than ninety degrees. (adjective)
Said of as extreme a value as possible. (adjective)
In a higher pitch than is correct or desirable. (adverb)
The symbol ♯, placed after the name of a note in the key signature or before a note on the staff to indicate that the note is to be played a semitone higher. (noun)
A note that is played a semitone higher than usual; denoted by the name of the note that is followed by the symbol ♯. (noun)
A note that is sharp in a particular key. (noun)
The scale having a particular sharp note as its tonic. (noun)
Something which is sharp. (noun)
A hypodermic syringe. (noun)
A scalpel or other edged instrument used in surgery. (noun)
A dishonest person; a cheater. (noun)
To raise the pitch of a note half a step making a natural note a sharp. (verb)
To play tricks in bargaining; to act the sharper. (verb)
Examples of word sharp
But if the first pedal is now pushed down into the second notch the original F [flat] string is still further shortened and now sounds the pitch F [sharp] (giving us the key of G), and if all the other pedals are likewise successively lowered to the second notch we get in turn all the _sharp keys_ -- D, A, E, B,
To illustrate the difference in basic attitude, the term “sharp business practices” needs no explanation, whereas ’sharp scientific practices’ might imply just the opposite of the prior phrase.
The new neighbor was caught now, her expression sharp as a pencil point.
Caine looked up at the younger man, his expression sharp but his tone soft.
The sales been dropping but they gone keep bouncing back all they got to do is hire some southern artist to keep the label sharp and hungry and New Orleans and Atlanta got some of the most starvin and talented artist out now.