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Meaning of "sharp-faced" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SHARP-FACED

sharp-faced  [ˈʃɑːpˌfeɪst] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SHARP-FACED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sharp-Faced is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SHARP-FACED


baby-faced
ˈbeɪbɪˌfeɪst
baldfaced
ˈbɔːldˌfeɪst
barefaced
ˈbɛəˌfeɪst
bold-faced
ˈbəʊldˌfeɪst
defaced
dɪˈfeɪst
fairfaced
ˈfɛəˌfeɪst
fresh-faced
ˈfrɛʃˌfeɪst
goodfaced
ˈɡʊdˌfeɪst
hatchet-faced
ˈhætʃɪtˌfeɪst
light-faced
ˈlaɪtˌfeɪst
melamine-faced
ˈmɛləˌmiːnˌfeɪst
multifaced
ˈmʌltɪˌfeɪst
pale-faced
ˈpeɪlˈfeɪst
round-faced
ˌraʊndˈfeɪst
sad-faced
ˈsædˌfeɪst
shamefaced
ˈʃeɪmˌfeɪst
shitfaced
ˈʃɪtˌfeɪst
snotty-faced
ˈsnɒtɪˌfeɪst
straight-faced
ˌstreɪtˈfeɪst
white-faced
ˈwaɪtˌfeɪst

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SHARP-FACED

sharp
sharp practice
sharp tongue
sharp-eared
sharp-eyed
sharp-featured
sharp-set
sharp-sighted
sharp-sightedly
sharp-sightedness
sharp-tempered
sharp-tongued
sharp-witted
sharp-wittedly
sharp-wittedness
sharpbender
sharpen
sharpener
sharpening
sharper

WORDS THAT END LIKE SHARP-FACED

ashen-faced
brazen-faced
double-faced
full-faced
hard-faced
Janus-faced
moon-faced
open-faced
pasty-faced
po-faced
poker-faced
red-faced
smooth-faced
sour-faced
spaced
square-faced
stony-faced
two-faced
undefaced
uneffaced
unsurfaced

Synonyms and antonyms of sharp-faced in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sharp-faced» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SHARP-FACED

Find out the translation of sharp-faced to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sharp-faced from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sharp-faced» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

锐面
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cara afilada
570 millions of speakers

English

sharp-faced
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तेज का सामना करना पड़ा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حادة الوجه
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Резкое лицом
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sharp- faced
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ধারালো মুখবিশিষ্ট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

anguleux
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berhadapan tajam
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

scharf -faced
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

鋭い顔をした
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

날카로운 얼굴
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cetha-ngadhepi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sắc mặt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கூர்மையான முகம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तीक्ष्ण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Keskin yüzlü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dal volto affilato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ostry twarzy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Різке особою
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ascuțit la față
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

απότομη όψης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

skerp -faced
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vass -faced
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sharp- faced
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sharp-faced

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SHARP-FACED»

The term «sharp-faced» is used very little and occupies the 192.560 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SHARP-FACED» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sharp-faced

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SHARP-FACED»

Discover the use of sharp-faced in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sharp-faced and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Strategos: Born in the Borderlands (Strategos 1):
Then he frowned, noticing a sharp-faced figure sat in the shadows in the corner, flanked by four massive soldiers either side. A short, bald tradesman sat in their midst talking with the sharp-faced man. No, not talking, pleading. The sharp- faced ...
Gordon Doherty, 2011
2
A Crown in the Stars
A dignified, sharp-faced woman served drinks, berries, grain cakes, and honey, which Adoniyram accepted gratefully. The sharp-faced woman then knelt beside a sour, rugged man, who was most likely her husband—and the tribe's patriarch.
Kacy Barnett-Gramckow, 2005
3
Knowledge Creation and Management: New Challenges for Managers
When equipment was purchased from outside, Sharp customized it beyond recognition. Black box knowledge requires continuous management attention to dissemination of knowledge within the company. Sharp faced a complicated chain of.
Kazuo Ichijo, Ikujiro Nonaka, 2006
4
Sharp North
A sharp-eyed, sharp-faced boy with short spiky yellow hair, sitting on a bollard, had watched them and slowly shaken his head from side to side. "7 wouldn't," he' d called. At his feet, a small shaggy shape had barked, as if in agreement.
Patrick Cave, 2006
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They All Do It
“It isn't hardly time for you yet,” observed the president, with a significant look at the sharp-faced woman, “We have to arrange for Lady Washington and George Washington before we need the hatchet.” The sharp-faced lady snatched up her  ...
J. M. Bailey
6
Mute Witness: An Anne Cartier Mystery
They sat quietly for a few minutes, drinking their tea. Suddenly, Georges gestured with his eyes toward the barroom. “Watch,” he whispered. A sullen sharp-faced man in a plain brown suit picked up the remaining Dutch paper, read it for a few ...
Charles O'Brien, 2011
7
Science Fiction: A Guide for the Perplexed
The real winner the story, we learn in its final paragraphs, is an unnamed character—called ferret-like, sharp-faced, weasel boy (possibly the narrator)— who works in the background to perfect the profitability of the Delphi project. He next ...
Sherryl Vint, 2014
8
MORNING BLISS
They didn't hesitate to drive their wagons straight into the banqueting room. “We' re detailed to set up as many intra-disciplinary group structures as we judge necessary,” a sharp-faced little woman advised Skiff, looking quickly up from her  ...
CHARLES MORGAN, 2012
9
The Lower River
who traditionally looked after all the smaller siblings—nephews and dependents. “No chief,” the boy in the middle said in English. He was a skinny sharp-faced boy with wet insolent lips and he sounded tri- umphant. “No nkhoswe.” “No bwana ...
Paul Theroux, 2012
10
Mystory
with careless stringy bodies, and pretty in a sharp-faced discontented way. They had a short abrupt way of speaking, scornful, as if they were always snarling or scoffing. After that meeting in the woods I was always aware of them, living two ...
Don Summerhayes, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SHARP-FACED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sharp-faced is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Stuffed animals in the home — and the great decanter debate
The Chinese character resembled a sharp-faced horned animal, so the goat wins. Of all the animals eaten in ancient China, (horse, cow, pig, goat, dog and ... «Financial Times, Mar 15»
2
Brits with Birthdays: 'Luther's Idris Elba Turns 41, and More
4): Noah Taylor, the sharp-faced character actor who played Locke on the third season of HBO's Game of Thrones, turns 44. The London-born Taylor, who had ... «Anglophenia, Sep 13»
3
Doctor Who, the BBC's only intergalactic export
The first Doctor was a sharp-faced authoritarian with a marked resemblance to actor William Hartnell. He arrived on Earth with his granddaughter, the first in a ... «Financial Times, Aug 13»
4
'Post Mortem': Dissecting Chile's Social Trauma
The protagonist of Post Mortem is not a young man, but he has a boyish crush on his neighbor. Gaunt, sharp-faced Mario (Alfredo Castro) is a loner with long, ... «NPR, Apr 12»
5
Lost Foods of New York City: Butter cakes from Childs Restaurant
There, according to the late and great Michael Batterberry and Ariane Ruskin Batterberry's On the Town in New York, “an army of sharp-faced adolescents ... «Capital New York, Jan 12»
6
The Bookseller of Chennai
I looked down to see a sharp-faced woman sitting on a tiny wooden stool, surrounded by plastic bags and buzzing mosquitoes. Next to her, on the cement ... «Brooklyn Rail, Jun 11»
7
Bin Laden's Other House
While I was poking about the compound, a sharp-faced young Afghan man and several children wandered in to watch. The man, whose name was Redwarullah, ... «New Yorker, May 11»
8
POSTED BY: Phil Brown
Though the grizzled and sharp-faced actor has never found himself cast as a leading man, he's become a star player on the sidelines, portraying everything from ... «TORO Magazine, Feb 11»
9
Feckless father cannot remember children's names
Sharp-faced and wiry, he doesn't exude much magnetism. I had expected him to have the gift of the gab, perhaps to be a bit arrogant, but he is softly spoken. «BBC News, Jan 11»
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Paul Grossman's thrilling mystery, 'The Sleepwalkers,' is set in …
[Willi] looked to see whom the sharp-faced man in a black derby . . . was accusing, then got it. 'Get your dirty Jew nose out of my newspaper!' "Willi was stunned. «Washington Post, Nov 10»

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« EDUCALINGO. Sharp-Faced [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sharp-faced>. Jul 2020 ».
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