HyperDic: shark

English > 5 senses of the word shark:
NOUNanimalsharkany of numerous elongate mostly marine carnivorous fishes with heterocercal caudal fins and tough skin covered with small toothlike scales
person sharka person who is ruthless and greedy and dishonest
person sharka person who is unusually skilled in certain ways
VERBsocialsharkplay the shark
competitionsharkhunt shark
shark > pronunciation
Soundsshaa'rk
Rhymesaardvark ... watermark: 41 rhymes with aark...
English > shark: 5 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of numerous elongate mostly marine carnivorous fishes with heterocercal caudal fins and tough skin covered with small toothlike scales.
Narrowerangel shark, angelfish, Squatina squatina, monkfishsharks with broad flat bodies and winglike pectoral fins but that swim the way sharks do
carpet shark, Orectolobus barbatusshark of the western Pacific with flattened body and mottled skin
cat sharksmall bottom-dwelling sharks with cat-like eyes
cow shark, six-gilled shark, Hexanchus griseuslarge primitive shark widely distributed in warm seas
dogfishAny of several small sharks
hammerhead, hammerhead sharkmedium-sized live-bearing shark with eyes at either end of a flattened hammer-shaped head
mackerel sharkfierce pelagic and oceanic sharks
nurse shark, Ginglymostoma cirratumsmall bottom-dwelling shark of warm shallow waters on both coasts of North America and South America and from southeast Asia to Australia
requiem sharkAny of numerous sharks from small relatively harmless bottom-dwellers to large dangerous oceanic and coastal species
sand tiger, sand shark, Carcharias taurus, Odontaspis taurusshallow-water shark with sharp jagged teeth found on both sides of Atlantic
thresher, thrasher, thresher shark, fox shark, Alopius vulpinuslarge pelagic shark of warm seas with a whiplike tail used to round up small fish on which to feed
whale shark, Rhincodon typuslarge spotted shark of warm surface waters worldwide / worldwide
Broaderelasmobranch, selachianAny of numerous fishes of the class Chondrichthyes characterized by a cartilaginous skeleton and placoid scales
Spanishselachimorpha, tiburon, tiburón
Catalantauró
Verbssharkhunt shark
English > shark: 5 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who is ruthless and greedy and dishonest.
Narrowerusurer, loan shark, moneylender, shylocksomeone who lends money at excessive rates of interest
Broaderwrongdoer, offenderA person who transgresses moral or civil law
English > shark: 5 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA person who is unusually skilled in certain ways.
Example"a card shark"
BroaderexpertA person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
Spanishestafador
Catalanestafador
English > shark: 5 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningPlay the shark; act with trickery.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broadercheat, chiselEngage in deceitful behavior
Spanishestafar, timar
English > shark: 5 senses > verb 2, competition
Meaninghunt shark.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelIn the summer they like to go out and shark
Broaderfishcatch or try to catch fish or shellfish
Spanishcazar tiburones
Nounssharkany of numerous elongate mostly marine carnivorous fishes with heterocercal caudal fins and tough skin covered with small toothlike scales

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