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cord cutter

Line breaks: cord cut¦ter

Definition of cord cutter in English:

noun

informal
A person who cancels or forgoes a pay television subscription or landline phone connection in favour of an alternative Internet-based or wireless service: the ranks of the cord cutters are growing, adding to the incipient rebellion around pay TV
More example sentences
  • Even cord cutters needed the modern equivalent of bunny ears if they wanted to get live news on their television.
  • Until recently these cord cutters have had little effect on the subscription TV market.
  • Pay-TV companies and networks need to make a change to stop the loss of cord cutters and entice the potential audience that's never paid for TV.

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