As sharp as a razor, extremely or ultimately sharp.

The executioner was proud that he kept his axe razor-sharp, so no prisoner would feel any pain when his head was cut off.

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  • razor-sharp — adjective 1. ) very sharp: The shark s teeth are razor sharp. 2. ) very clear and detailed: The scene was still razor sharp in my mind. razor sharp images 3. ) very clever: razor sharp wit …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • razor-sharp — adj 1.) very sharp ▪ razor sharp teeth 2.) intelligent and able to think quickly ▪ He has a razor sharp mind …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • razor-sharp — 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n A cutting tool that is razor sharp is extremely sharp. ...a razor sharp butcher s knife. ...razor sharp teeth. 2) ADJ If you describe someone or someone s mind as razor sharp, you mean that they have a very accurate and clear… …   English dictionary

  • razor-sharp — adjective 1 very sharp: a razor sharp hunting knife 2 very intelligent: his razor sharp wit …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • razor-sharp — UK / US adjective 1) very sharp 2) very clever razor sharp wit 3) very clear and detailed razor sharp images …   English dictionary

  • razor-sharp — adjective 1. very clearly delineated (Freq. 1) razor sharp definition • Similar to: ↑distinct 2. as sharp as a razor • Similar to: ↑sharp …   Useful english dictionary

  • razor-sharp — adj. Razor sharp is used with these nouns: ↑claw, ↑edge, ↑tooth, ↑wit …   Collocations dictionary

  • razor sharp — as sharp as a razor, extremely sharp; sharp witted, shrewd …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sharp as a razor — sharp as a blade, razor sharp; acute, pointy; sly; witty, keen …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sharp — [adj1] knifelike, cutting aciculate, acuate, acuminate, acuminous, acute, apical, barbed, briery, cuspate, cuspidate, edged, fine, ground fine, honed, horned, jagged, keen, keen edged, knife edged, needlelike, needle pointed, peaked, pointed,… …   New thesaurus

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