shark - definition and synonyms

 
noun [countable] 

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/ʃɑː(r)k/
singularshark
pluralsharks
  1. 1
    a large fish with sharp teeth that lives in the sea. Some types of shark attack people.
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  2.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    3
    jump the shark if a TV show jumps the shark, it starts being less realistic and so becomes less popular with the audience

    'Friends' jumped the shark when Monica and Chandler moved in together.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 01/05/2015
  3.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    4
    jump the shark to stop being very popular and well-known, and start to become much less popular

    Michele Bachmann, she might have blown it today. Well, not blown it – she might have jumped the shark today.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 14/09/2011