sharky

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

shark +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

sharky (comparative more sharky, superlative most sharky)

  1. (informal) Resembling or characteristic of a shark.
    • 2004, Jay Verney, Percussion (page 137)
      He smiled a sharky smile.
    • 2009 March 19, Lawrence Downes, “Notes From the Immigration Battlefield”, in New York Times[1]:
      They wanted to denounce the raids as a cruel misuse of crime-fighting resources — fishing for minnows instead of sharky predators.