a very alert person.
Slang. an ostentatiously stylish person.
Also, sharpy.

1855–60, Americanism; sharp + -ie Unabridged
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sharpie (ˈʃɑːpɪ)
(Austral) Compare skinhead a member of a teenage group having short hair and distinctive clothes

Sharpie (ˈʃɑːpɪ)
trademark a type of permanent marker

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Example sentences
Sharpie artwork doesn't take paint well in less than four or five coats.
Usual thought-model is to think of making dots on a balloon with a sharpie and then inflating it.
The time honored method still works: write your name on the cup with a sharpie.
Sharpie's work great, but they also need some time to dry.
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