"shark" Definition

  1. a sharper, a swindler. Bow Street term in 1785, now in most dictionaries.—_Friesic_ and _Danish_, SCHURK. _See_ LAND-SHARK.

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Position in the dictionary: 3067 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: sharp, sharp’s-alley blood-worms, shave, shave;, shaver, shebeen, shed a tear, sheen, sheeny, sheep’s eyes
Previous words in the dictionary: shapes, shanty, shant, shanks’s mare, shanks, shandy-gaff, shandrydan, sham abraham, sham, shallows

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