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cutting British & World English

The action of cutting something

cutting English Thesaurus

a newspaper cutting

cutting in cut British & World English

Make an opening, incision, or wound in (something) with a sharp-edged tool or object

cord cutting British & World English

The practice of cancelling or forgoing a pay television subscription or landline phone connection in favour of an alternative Internet-based or wireless service

cost-cutting British & World English

The reduction of costs, especially in a business

cutting edge British & World English

The edge of a tool’s blade

cutting grass British & World English

An Australian and New Zealand sedge with sharp-edged leaves or stems

cutting horse British & World English

A horse trained in separating cattle from a herd

cutting room British & World English

A room in a film studio where film is cut and edited

press cutting British & World English

A paragraph or short article cut out of a newspaper or magazine

cut British & World English

Make an opening, incision, or wound in (something) with a sharp-edged tool or object

cut it in cut British & World English

Come up to expectations; meet requirements

cut in in cut British & World English

Interrupt someone while they are speaking

cut into in cut British & World English

Interrupt the course of

cut out in cut British & World English

(Of a motor or engine) suddenly stop operating

cut up in cut British & World English

Behave in a mischievous or unruly manner

cut in British & World English

Interrupt someone while they are speaking

cut into British & World English

Interrupt the course of

cut out British & World English

(Of a motor or engine) suddenly stop operating

cut up British & World English

Behave in a mischievous or unruly manner

cutting-edge in cutting edge British & World English

Highly advanced; innovative or pioneering

downcut British & World English

(Of a river) erode downwards through its bed

late-cut in late cut British & World English

Hit (the ball) with a late cut; hit a ball delivered by (the bowler) with a late cut

pre-cut British & World English

Cut into the desired shape or sections in advance

clear-fell in clear-cut British & World English

Cut down and remove every tree from (an area)

cross-cut British & World English

Cut (wood or stone) across its main grain or axis

cut along in cut British & World English

Leave or move hurriedly

cut loose in cut British & World English

Distance or free oneself from a person, group, or system

cut loose British & World English

Distance or free oneself from a person, group, or system

intercut British & World English

Alternate (scenes or shots) with contrasting scenes or shots to make one composite scene in a film

razor-cut in razor cut British & World English

Cut (hair) with a razor

rough-cut in rough cut British & World English

Cut (something) rapidly and without particular attention to quality or accuracy

uppercut British & World English

Hit with an uppercut

cut across in cut British & World English

Pass or traverse, especially so as to shorten one’s route

cut corners in cut British & World English

Do something perfunctorily so as to save time or money

cut a rug in cut British & World English

Dance, especially in an energetic or accomplished way

cut someone in in cut British & World English

Include someone in a deal and give them a share of the profits

cut someone up in cut British & World English

(Of a driver) overtake someone and pull in too closely in front of them

cut corners British & World English

Do something perfunctorily so as to save time or money

cut a rug British & World English

Dance, especially in an energetic or accomplished way

cut someone in British & World English

Include someone in a deal and give them a share of the profits

cut someone up British & World English

(Of a driver) overtake someone and pull in too closely in front of them

feather cut British & World English

Cut (hair) into wispy feather-like points


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