Associations to the word «Shark»

Pictures for the word «Shark»


SHARK, noun. A scaleless, predatory fish of the superorder Selachimorpha, with a cartilaginous skeleton and 5 to 7 gill slits on each side of its head.
SHARK, noun. Someone who exploits others, for example by trickery, lies, usury, extortion.
SHARK, noun. (informal) (derogatory) A sleazy and amoral lawyer; an ambulance chaser.
SHARK, noun. (informal) A relentless and resolute person or group, especially in business.
SHARK, noun. (informal) A very good poker or pool player.
SHARK, noun. (sports and games) A person who feigns ineptitude to win money from others.
SHARK, verb. (obsolete) To steal or obtain through fraud.
SHARK, verb. (obsolete) (intransitive) To play the petty thief; to practice fraud or trickery; to swindle.
SHARK, verb. (obsolete) (intransitive) To live by shifts and stratagems.
SHARK, verb. (obsolete) To pick or gather indiscriminately or covertly.
SHARK ATTACK, noun. An attack on a human by a shark.
SHARK ATTACKS, noun. Plural of shark attack
SHARK BAIT, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see shark,‎ bait.
SHARK BAIT, noun. (jocular) One who has been or is likely to be attacked by a shark.
SHARK BAIT, noun. (Australian) (colloquial) A lone swimmer or surfer far from shore, a shark baiter.
SHARK BAITER, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see shark,‎ baiter.
SHARK BAITER, noun. (Australian) (colloquial) A lone swimmer or surfer far from shore; shark bait.
SHARK BAITERS, noun. Plural of shark baiter
SHARK CATFISH, noun. A family of sharklike catfish found in Asia, taxonomic name Pangasiidae
SHARK FIN, noun. The fin of a shark, specifically the dorsal, pectoral or caudal fin.
SHARK FIN, noun. (roofing) An upward curled felt side lap or end lap.
SHARK FIN SOUP, noun. (culinary) A soup made from shark fins, common especially in Chinese culture, where it is served on special occasions and as a symbol of wealth and prestige.
SHARK FIN SOUPS, noun. Plural of shark fin soup
SHARK FINS, noun. Plural of shark fin
SHARK WEEK, noun. (informal) (humorous) The week a woman menstruates.

Dictionary definition

SHARK, noun. Any of numerous elongate mostly marine carnivorous fishes with heterocercal caudal fins and tough skin covered with small toothlike scales.
SHARK, noun. A person who is ruthless and greedy and dishonest.
SHARK, noun. A person who is unusually skilled in certain ways; "a card shark".
SHARK, verb. Play the shark; act with trickery.
SHARK, verb. Hunt shark.

Wise words

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