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cut US English

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

cut US Thesaurus

the knife slipped and cut his finger

cut in cut US English

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

head someone/something off at the pass US English

Forestall someone or something

to make a long story short US English

Used to end an account of events quickly

cut in US English

Interrupt someone while they are speaking

cut-in US English

A shot in a movie that is edited into another shot or scene

cut up US English

Behave in a mischievous or unruly manner

cut-up US English

Divided into pieces by cutting

cut out US English

(Of a motor or engine) suddenly stop operating

low-cut US English

(Of women’s clothing) having a neckline that exposes the neck and the upper part of the breasts

bias-cut US English

(Of a garment or fabric) cut obliquely or diagonally across the grain

boot-cut US English

(Of jeans or other trousers) flared very slightly below the knee, so as to be worn comfortably over boots

buzz cut US English

A haircut in which all the hair is cut very close to the scalp

clean-cut US English

Sharply outlined

clear-cut US English

Sharply defined; easy to perceive or understand

crew cut US English

A very short haircut for men and boys

cut loose US English

Distance oneself from a person, group, or system by which one is unduly influenced or on which one is overdependent

cut into US English

Interrupt the course of

cut glass US English

Glass that has been ornamented by having patterns cut into it by grinding and polishing

cut lunch US English

A packed lunch

cut-rate US English

For sale at a reduced or unusually low price

jump cut US English

(In film or television) an abrupt transition from one scene to another

late cut US English

A cut made with a delayed action so as to send the ball to the off side behind the wicket

line cut US English

An engraving from a drawing consisting of solid blacks and whites, without gradations of color

pixie cut US English

A woman’s short hairstyle in which the hair is cropped in layers, typically so as to create a slightly tousled effect

power cut US English

A temporary withdrawal or failure of an electrical power supply

razor cut US English

A short or tapered haircut effected with a razor

rose-cut US English

(Of a gem) cut in tiny triangular facets

rough cut US English

The first version of a movie after preliminary editing

sorry cut US English

(In Aboriginal English) an incision made on the body as part of a mourning ritual

step cut US English

A cut for gemstones in the form of straight facets around the center

well cut US English

(Especially of clothes) skilfully made

clean-cut US Thesaurus

a clean-cut young man from Portland

clear-cut US Thesaurus

a clear-cut objective

cut-rate US Thesaurus

sorry, but I'm not interested in cut-rate tires

crinkle-cut US English

(Especially of French fries) cut with wavy edges

cut corners US English

Undertake something in what appears to be the easiest, quickest, or cheapest way, especially by omitting to do something important or ignoring rules

cut a rug US English

Dance, typically in an energetic or accomplished way

diamond-cut US English

Cut with facets like a diamond

double-cut US English

(Of a file) having two sets of grooves crossing each other diagonally

emerald-cut US English

(Of a gem) cut in a rectangular shape with stepped facets

feather cut US English

A hairstyle with wispy feather-like points

French-cut US English

Sliced obliquely

second-cut US English

Another term for crosscut.

single-cut US English

(Of a file) having grooves cut in one direction only, not crossing each other

square cut US English

A cut hit square on the offside

brilliant cut US English

A circular cut for diamonds and other gemstones in the form of two many-faceted pyramids joined at their bases, the upper one truncated near its apex

cut a deal US English

Come to an arrangement, especially in business; make a deal


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