having or made by a thin edge or sharp point; suitable for cutting or piercing; "a sharp knife"; "a pencil with a sharp point"
changing suddenly in direction and degree; "the road twists sharply after the light"; "turn sharp left here"; "the visor was acutely peaked"; "her shoes had acutely pointed toes"
a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point
keenly and painfully felt; as if caused by a sharp edge or point; "a sharp pain"; "sharp winds"
a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named
quick and forceful; "a sharp blow"
very sudden and in great amount or degree; "a sharp drop in the stock market"
extremely steep; "an abrupt canyon"; "the precipitous rapids of the upper river"; "the precipitous hills of Chinese paintings"; "a sharp drop"
having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones ; "a shrill whistle"; "a shrill gaiety"
(of a musical note) raised in pitch by
marked by practical hardheaded intelligence; "a smart businessman"; "an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease"; "he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow"
used of persons; "the most calculating and selfish men in the community"