Meaning of shark

shark

Pronunciation: (shärk), [key]
— n.
  1. any of a group of elongate elasmobranch, mostly marine fishes, certain species of which are large, voracious, and sometimes dangerous to humans.

shark

Pronunciation: (shärk), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who preys greedily on others, as by cheating or usury.
  2. a person who has unusual ability in a particular field.
—v.t.
  1. to obtain by trickery or fraud; steal.
—v.i.
  1. to live by shifts and stratagems.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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