noun[often as modifier]
- 1A coat or jacket with the front cut away below the waist so as to curve back to the tails.More example sentences
- Gavin Lawrence as the Interlocutor in The Last Minstrel Show is sleek, sly, and not at all reassuring in his oversized cutaway coat, pin-striped pants, white spats, and Cheshire grin.
- You can also choose a cutaway jacket, which is usually worn with a morning suit or a standard tuxedo.
- If wearing a cutaway suit or stroller (semi-formal suit jacket), wear black pants without the satin stripe going down the sides, or even gray or gray and black pinstriped pants.
- 2A diagram or drawing with some external parts left out to reveal the interior.More example sentences
- As a ten-year-old, he remembers seeing a book with cutaway diagrams of the earth, and wondering, ‘how do they know that?’
- All my life I've pored over books, studying cutaway diagrams, hungry to understand how things worked.
- The cornerstone of any Salamander book, however, is the illustrations - both the pictures of aircraft types and the excellent cutaway drawings.
- 3A shot in a movie that is of a different subject from those to which it is joined in editing.More example sentences
- The cast performs the majority of their own stunts, resulting in some long and impressive fight scenes with few cutaways.
- The segues and cutaways from scene to scene make the story flow as it never quite does in any other medium.
- The networks were right to disregard the campaigns' ban on cutaways and reaction shots.
More definitions of cutawayDefinition of cutaway in:
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