Cardsharp



a person, especially a professional gambler, who cheats at card games.
Historical Examples

He believed that if he was in England with plenty of money he could track down that cardsharp lie.
T. Tembarom Frances Hodgson Burnett

noun
a professional card player who cheats

noun phrase

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

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