Card shark

an expert cardplayer.
Contemporary Examples

I imagined myself becoming a card shark, but the dealer quickly discouraged me.
Illegal New York Poker Clubs: A Former Waitress Reveals What Goes on Inside Sara Copeland April 11, 2012

Historical Examples

He is a booze fighter and a card shark and a lot of other unscriptural things.
Sunny Slopes Ethel Hueston

noun phrase

A very clever card-player, esp an unscrupulous poker or bridge player • Shortening of earlier card sharper (1880s+)


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