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sharp

adjective
adverb
noun
phrases
adjective
1 adjective with good cutting edge géar adj1  c m ufaobhrach adj1  c m ua sharp knife scian ghéar, scian a bhfuil faobhar uirthiit's razor sharp tá sé chomh géar le scian 2 adjective pointedgéar adj1  c m ubiorach adj1  c m usharp claws crúba géara
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3 adjective of features, chiselled, pointedgéar adj1  c m ubiorach adj1  c m usharp nose srón ghéar 4 adjective keengéar adj1  c m ugéarchúiseach adj1  c m uhe has a sharp ear for a song tá cluas mhaith aige d'amhránit gives a sharp insight into the situation tugann sé léargas géarchúiseach ar an scéal to have a sharp eye on sth súil ghéar a bheith agat ar rud, súil na glasóige a bheith agat ar rud to keep a sharp lookout for sth bheith san airdeall ar rud, bheith ag faire amach ar rud 5 adjective of wind: strongláidir adj1  c m usharp wind gaoth láidir, gaoth ropánta 6 adjective of pain etc: stinginggéar adj1  c m usharp pain pian ghéar, pian nimhneach, gárphian 7 adjective acerbic, criticalgéar adj1  c m ufaobhrach adj1  c m udomlasta adj3  c m ushe has a sharp tongue tá faobhar ar a teanga, tá ruibh uirthihe was sharp with me on the phone bhí sé giorraisc liom ar an bhfón 8 adjective astute, clevergéar adj1  c m ugéarchúiseach adj1  c m uhe's a sharp operator is gleacaí cruthanta é, tá sé chomh sleamhain le madra rua, is cleasaí corónta é, is boc glic ésharp analysis anailís ghéarchúiseach 9 adjective of angle etc: abruptgéar adj1  c m usharp angle uillinn ghéara sharp corner coirnéal géar 10 adjective marked, significantsuntasach adj1  c m umór adj1  c m uthere's a sharp fall in profits tá titim mhór tagtha ar bhrabús, tá titim shuntasach ar bhrabús 11 adjective sudden, loudard adj1  c m ugéar adj1  c m usharp noise torann ard 12 adjective acidicgéar adj1  c m usearbh adj1  c m u 13 adjective well-defined, cleargrinn adj1  c m uglinn adj1glé adj3  c m ugléineach adj1  c m usharp memories cuimhní grinne 14 adjective stylishsnasta adj3  c m ugalánta adj3  c m uhe wore a sharp suit at the wedding bhí culaith ghalánta air ar an mbainis, bhí sé pioctha gléasta ina chulaith bainise 15 adjective agile, quicklúfar adj1  c m uscafánta adj3  c m u 16 adjective MUS of pitch, notegéar adj1  c m u
adverb
17 adverb MUS above true pitchgo géar  c m u 18 adverb promptly/exactlygo díreach  c m ugo pras  c m uar an toirt  c m uthe race will start at three sharp cuirfear tús leis an rás ar bhuille a trí 19 adverb informal abruptlygo tobann  c m ugo grodde sciotán to turn sharp left casadh ar clé go tobann
noun
20 noun MUS semitone highergéar masc  c m u
phrases

on the sharp end

(also

at the sharp end

) she works on the sharp end of the industry tá sise ag obair sa réimse is deacra den tionscal

on the sharp end of sth

(also

at the sharp end of sth

) I'd never been on the sharp end of racism before that day níor casadh ciníochas orm féin riamh go dtí an lá sin

to look sharp

(also

to look sharp about it

) informal look sharp, boys! déanaigí deifir, a bhuachaillí!; brostaígí oraibh, a bhuachaillí!

to be as sharp as a tack

he's as sharp as a tack tá sé an-ábalta, tá sé iontach meabhrach, tá sé fíoraigeanta

to be so sharp you could cut yourself

bheith i bhfad róchliste

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