Sharp in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Sharp

Terminating in a point or edge, especially one that can cut easily; not obtuse or rounded. | (colloquial) Intelligent. | (music) Higher than usual by one semitone (denoted by the symbol ♯ after the name of the note).

Short Example Sentences for Sharp

  • 1. Spirits fear not sharp steel. 🔊
  • 2. There had sounded a sharp explosion. 🔊
  • 3. This was refused in sharp and curt terms. 🔊
  • 4. I keep a sharp look-out. 🔊
  • 5. Then he fell back with a sharp and sudden exclamation. 🔊
  • 6. Cut with a scissors or sharp knife along the heavy lines. 🔊
  • 7. So animated was he, such a sharp brightness sparkled in his eyes. 🔊
  • 8. He was sharp enough not to say so, for he knew that would be pure blackmail. 🔊
  • 9. Reuben Sharp was becoming violent with passion inflamed by brandy. 🔊
  • 10. With a sharp exclamation Gray sprang out of bed and made a dash at him. 🔊
  • 11. Ben Jolly moved to the window and uttered a sharp whistle of surprise. 🔊
  • 12. At Toocog there is sharp break between savanna and forest (Pl. 7, fig. 🔊
  • 13. If the H.'s undertake to forward it, give it to them, but look sharp about it. 🔊

How to use Sharp in Sentences?

  • 1. The officers were beginning to assemble when the sharp report of a musket near by was heard. 🔊
  • 2. Keeping a sharp lookout he soon came to a road that ran in the direction he wished to go. 🔊
  • 3. After two hours sharp riding we came to a little river that flows into the sea. 🔊
  • 4. Then she spoke, and the sharp brightness of his vision was clouded by the old sense of unreality. 🔊
  • 5. He seemed to appraise the aspect of the man with a sharp glance, and made up his mind. 🔊
  • 6. As he turned, a sharp sound caught his ears, and he checked his horse to listen. 🔊
  • 7. Barron opened a sharp correspondence with Decatur, which continued nearly a year. 🔊
  • 8. She took one look, then struck her horse a sharp blow and, like a whirlwind, came upon the scene. 🔊
  • 9. The voice was shrill and sharp with terror, but I knew it instantly for that of Jacob Horton. 🔊
  • 10. It was one of those long moments that makes a fellow draw his breath sharp when he thinks about it afterward. 🔊
  • 11. At other places it is more like a roughly ploughed field that by a sharp frost has become still more broken up than by the plough. 🔊
  • 12. Only the sharp judgment of our peers reverses our own heraldry and sticks a surname like a burr upon us. 🔊
  • 13. She has a clever father, but he has no more heart than this needle, though he is as sharp and has as clear an eye. 🔊
  • 14. Then we turned sharp to the left and gained high ground once more, congratulating ourselves on so easily getting out of a ticklish place. 🔊
  • 15. Beneath the veil of white illusion which reached only to the tip of her small sharp nose, her eyes were suddenly touched with spring. 🔊
  • 16. Coils having other than round cores, or having sharp corners on their spool heads, should not ordinarily be wound with enamel wire. 🔊
  • 17. Suddenly there was a sharp report, a crash of glass, and one of the diners sprang to his feet and fell backward, shot through the brain. 🔊
  • 18. In this world the real penalty, the sharp one, the lasting one, never falls otherwise than on the wrong person. 🔊
  • 19. Joseph Brant?' said the youth, as a sharp thrill went coursing through his veins. 🔊
  • 20. They pick these out of this bag with their mouths, and "make no bones" of any prey, so sharp and pointed are their pretty insectivorous teeth. 🔊
  • 21. But Bruno was unwilling to release his victim, and it took a hard cuff and a sharp command to make him let go. 🔊
  • 22. It was a wretchedly cold morning; a sharp easterly wind blowing, which after a night passed in a railway carriage, seemed to freeze me. 🔊