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Cut vs. Ripped

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Cutadjective

(participial adjective) Having been cut.

Rippedverb

simple past tense and past participle of rip

Cutadjective

Reduced.

‘The pitcher threw a cut fastball that was slower than his usual pitch.’; ‘Cut brandy is a liquor made of brandy and hard grain liquor.’;

Rippedadjective

Torn, either partly or into separate pieces.

Cutadjective

Omitted from a literary or musical work.

‘My favourite song had been cut from the show.’;

Rippedadjective

Pulled away from forcefully.

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Cutadjective

(of a gem) Carved into a shape; not raw.

Rippedadjective

In data storage, transferred to a hard disk from another portable media form.

Cutadjective

Played with a horizontal bat to hit the ball backward of point.

Rippedadjective

Copied or stolen usually from an identified source.

Cutadjective

(bodybuilding) Having muscular definition in which individual groups of muscle fibers stand out among larger muscles.

Rippedadjective

(bodybuilding) Having extremely low bodyfat content so that the shape of the underlying muscles become pronounced. Said especially of well-defined abdominal muscles.

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Cutadjective

(informal) Circumcised or having been the subject of female genital mutilation

Rippedadjective

(slang) Drunk, inebriated.

Cutadjective

Emotionally hurt.

Cutadjective

Eliminated from consideration during a recruitment drive.

Cutadjective

Removed from a team roster.

Cutadjective

(NZ) Intoxicated as a result of drugs or alcohol.

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Cutnoun

An opening resulting from cutting.

‘Look at this cut on my finger!’;

Cutnoun

The act of cutting.

‘He made a fine cut with his sword.’;

Cutnoun

The result of cutting.

‘a smooth or clear cut’;

Cutnoun

A notch, passage, or channel made by cutting or digging; a furrow; a groove.

‘a cut for a railroad’;

Cutnoun

(specifically) An artificial navigation as distinguished from a navigable river

Cutnoun

A share or portion.

‘The lawyer took a cut of the profits.’;

Cutnoun

(cricket) A batsman's shot played with a swinging motion of the bat, to hit the ball backward of point.

Cutnoun

(cricket) Sideways movement of the ball through the air caused by a fast bowler imparting spin to the ball.

Cutnoun

(sports) In lawn tennis, etc., a slanting stroke causing the ball to spin and bound irregularly; also, the spin thus given to the ball.

Cutnoun

(golf) In a strokeplay competition, the early elimination of those players who have not then attained a preannounced score, so that the rest of the competition is less pressed for time and more entertaining for spectators.

Cutnoun

(theatre) A passage omitted or to be omitted from a play.

‘The director asked the cast to note down the following cuts.’;

Cutnoun

(cinema) A particular version or edit of a film.

Cutnoun

The act or right of dividing a deck of playing cards.

‘The player next to the dealer makes a cut by placing the bottom half on top.’;

Cutnoun

The manner or style a garment etc. is fashioned in.

‘I like the cut of that suit.’;

Cutnoun

A slab, especially of meat.

‘That’s our finest cut of meat.’;

Cutnoun

(fencing) An attack made with a chopping motion of the blade, landing with its edge or point.

Cutnoun

A deliberate snub, typically a refusal to return a bow or other acknowledgement of acquaintance.

Cutnoun

A definable part, such as an individual song, of a recording, particularly of commercial records, audio tapes, CDs, etc.

‘The drummer on the last cut of their CD is not identified.’;

Cutnoun

(archaeology) A truncation, a context that represents a moment in time when other archaeological deposits were removed for the creation of some feature such as a ditch or pit.

Cutnoun

A haircut.

Cutnoun

(graph theory) The partition of a graph’s vertices into two subgroups.

Cutnoun

A string of railway cars coupled together.

Cutnoun

An engraved block or plate; the impression from such an engraving.

‘a book illustrated with fine cuts’;

Cutnoun

(obsolete) A common workhorse; a gelding.

Cutnoun

The failure of a college officer or student to be present at any appointed exercise.

Cutnoun

A skein of yarn.

Cutnoun

(slang) That which is used to dilute or adulterate a recreational drug.

‘Don't buy his coke: it's full of cut.’;

Cutnoun

(fashion) A notch shaved into an eyebrow.

Cutnoun

(bodybuilding) A time period when one tries to lose fat while retaining muscle mass.

Cutverb

To incise, to cut into the surface of something.

Cutverb

To perform an incision on, for example with a knife.

Cutverb

To divide with a knife, scissors, or another sharp instrument.

‘Would you please cut the cake?’;

Cutverb

To form or shape by cutting.

‘I have three diamonds to cut today.’;

Cutverb

(slang) To wound with a knife.

Cutverb

(intransitive) To engage in self-harm by making cuts in one's own skin.

‘The patient said she had been cutting since the age of thirteen.’;

Cutverb

To deliver a stroke with a whip or like instrument to.

Cutverb

To wound or hurt deeply the sensibilities of; to pierce.

‘Sarcasm cuts to the quick.’;

Cutverb

To castrate or geld.

‘to cut a horse’;

Cutverb

To interfere, as a horse; to strike one foot against the opposite foot or ankle in using the legs.

Cutverb

(intransitive) To admit of incision or severance; to yield to a cutting instrument.

Cutverb

To separate, remove, reject or reduce.

Cutverb

To separate from prior association; to remove a portion of a recording during editing.

‘Travis was cut from the team.’;

Cutverb

To abridge a piece of printed or written work.

Cutverb

To reduce, especially intentionally.

‘They're going to cut salaries by fifteen percent.’;

Cutverb

To absent oneself from (a class, an appointment, etc.).

‘I cut fifth period to hang out with Angela.’;

Cutverb

To ignore as a social snub.

‘After the incident at the dinner party, people started to cut him on the street.’;

Cutverb

To cease recording activities.

‘After the actors read their lines, the director yelled, "Cut!"’;

Cutverb

To make an abrupt transition from one scene or image to another.

‘The camera then cut to the woman on the front row who was clearly overcome and crying tears of joy.’;

Cutverb

To edit a film by selecting takes from original footage.

Cutverb

To remove and place in memory for later use.

‘Select the text, cut it, and then paste it in the other application.’;

Cutverb

(intransitive) To enter a queue in the wrong place.

‘One student kept trying to cut in front of the line.’;

Cutverb

(intransitive) To intersect or cross in such a way as to divide in half or nearly so.

‘This road cuts right through downtown.’;

Cutverb

To make the ball spin sideways by running one's fingers down the side of the ball while bowling it. en

Cutverb

To deflect (a bowled ball) to the off, with a chopping movement of the bat.

Cutverb

(intransitive) To change direction suddenly.

‘The football player cut to his left to evade a tackle.’;

Cutverb

To divide a pack of playing cards into two.

‘If you cut then I'll deal.’;

Cutverb

To write.

‘cut orders;’; ‘cut a check’;

Cutverb

To dilute or adulterate a recreational drug.

‘The best malt whiskies are improved if they are cut with a dash of water.’; ‘The bartender cuts his beer to save money and now it's all watery.’; ‘Drug dealers sometimes cut cocaine with lidocaine.’;

Cutverb

(transitive) To exhibit (a quality).

Cutverb

(transitive) To stop or disengage.

‘Cut the engines when the plane comes to a halt!’;

Cutverb

(sports) To drive (a ball) to one side, as by (in billiards or croquet) hitting it fine with another ball, or (in tennis) striking it with the racket inclined.

Cutverb

(bodybuilding) To lose body mass after bulking, aiming to keep the additional muscle but lose the fat.

Cutverb

To perform (a dancing movement etc.).

‘to cut a caper’;

Cutverb

To separate the parts of with, or as with, a sharp instrument; to make an incision in; to gash; to sever; to divide.

‘You must cut this flesh from off his breast.’; ‘Before the whistling winds the vessels fly,With rapid swiftness cut the liquid way.’;

Cutverb

To sever and cause to fall for the purpose of gathering; to hew; to mow or reap.

‘Thy servants can skill to cut timer.’;

Cutverb

To sever and remove by cutting; to cut off; to dock; as, to cut the hair; to cut the nails.

Cutverb

To castrate or geld; as, to cut a horse.

Cutverb

To form or shape by cutting; to make by incision, hewing, etc.; to carve; to hew out.

‘Why should a man. whose blood is warm within,Sit like his grandsire cut in alabaster?’; ‘Loopholes cut through thickest shade.’;

Cutverb

To wound or hurt deeply the sensibilities of; to pierce; to lacerate; as, sarcasm cuts to the quick.

‘The man was cut to the heart.’;

Cutverb

To intersect; to cross; as, one line cuts another at right angles.

Cutverb

To refuse to recognize; to ignore; as, to cut a person in the street; to cut one's acquaintance.

Cutverb

To absent one's self from; as, to cut an appointment, a recitation. etc.

‘An English tradesman is always solicitous to cut the shop whenever he can do so with impunity.’;

Cutverb

To deflect (a bowled ball) to the off, with a chopping movement of the bat.

Cutverb

To drive (an object ball) to either side by hitting it fine on the other side with the cue ball or another object ball.

Cutverb

To strike (a ball) with the racket inclined or struck across the ball so as to put a certain spin on the ball.

Cutverb

To drive (a ball) to one side by hitting with another ball.

‘I would to God, . . . The king had cut off my brother's.’;

Cutverb

To do the work of an edged tool; to serve in dividing or gashing; as, a knife cuts well.

Cutverb

To admit of incision or severance; to yield to a cutting instrument.

‘Panels of white wood that cuts like cheese.’;

Cutverb

To perform the operation of dividing, severing, incising, intersecting, etc.; to use a cutting instrument.

‘He saved the lives of thousands by his manner of cutting for the stone.’;

Cutverb

To make a stroke with a whip.

Cutverb

To interfere, as a horse.

Cutverb

To move or make off quickly.

Cutverb

To divide a pack of cards into two portion to decide the deal or trump, or to change the order of the cards to be dealt.

Cutnoun

An opening made with an edged instrument; a cleft; a gash; a slash; a wound made by cutting; as, a sword cut.

Cutnoun

A stroke or blow or cutting motion with an edged instrument; a stroke or blow with a whip.

Cutnoun

That which wounds the feelings, as a harsh remark or criticism, or a sarcasm; personal discourtesy, as neglecting to recognize an acquaintance when meeting him; a slight.

‘Rip called him by name, but the cur snarled, snapped his teeth, and passed on. This was an unkind cut indeed.’;

Cutnoun

A notch, passage, or channel made by cutting or digging; a furrow; a groove; as, a cut for a railroad.

‘This great cut or ditch Secostris . . . purposed to have made a great deal wider and deeper.’;

Cutnoun

The surface left by a cut; as, a smooth or clear cut.

Cutnoun

A portion severed or cut off; a division; as, a cut of beef; a cut of timber.

‘It should be understood, moreover, . . . that the group are not arbitrary cuts, but natural groups or types.’;

Cutnoun

An engraved block or plate; the impression from such an engraving; as, a book illustrated with fine cuts.

Cutnoun

The act of dividing a pack cards.

Cutnoun

Manner in which a thing is cut or formed; shape; style; fashion; as, the cut of a garment.

‘With eyes severe and beard of formal cut.’;

Cutnoun

A common work horse; a gelding.

‘He'll buy me a cut, forth for to ride.’;

Cutnoun

The failure of a college officer or student to be present at any appointed exercise.

Cutnoun

A skein of yarn.

Cutnoun

A slanting stroke causing the ball to spin and bound irregularly; also, the spin so given to the ball.

Cutnoun

A stroke on the off side between point and the wicket; also, one who plays this stroke.

‘Now draweth cut . . . The which that hath the shortest shall begin.’;

Cutadjective

Gashed or divided, as by a cutting instrument.

Cutadjective

Formed or shaped as by cutting; carved.

Cutadjective

Overcome by liquor; tipsy.

Cutnoun

the act of reducing the amount or number;

‘the mayor proposed extensive cuts in the city budget’;

Cutnoun

a wound made by cutting;

‘he put a bandage over the cut’;

Cutnoun

a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass

Cutnoun

a distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc;

‘he played the first cut on the cd’; ‘the title track of the album’;

Cutnoun

the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge;

‘his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels’;

Cutnoun

a share of the profits;

‘everyone got a cut of the earnings’;

Cutnoun

a step on some scale;

‘he is a cut above the the rest’;

Cutnoun

a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation

Cutnoun

(film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next;

‘the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt’;

Cutnoun

the act of cutting something into parts;

‘his cuts were skillful’; ‘his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess’;

Cutnoun

the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage;

‘an editor's deletions frequently upset young authors’; ‘both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause’;

Cutnoun

the style in which a garment is cut;

‘a dress of traditional cut’;

Cutnoun

the act of shortening something by cutting off the ends;

‘the barber gave him a good cut’;

Cutnoun

in baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball;

‘he took a vicious cut at the ball’;

Cutnoun

a remark capable of wounding mentally;

‘the unkindest cut of all’;

Cutnoun

a canal made by erosion or excavation

Cutnoun

a refusal to recognize someone you know;

‘the snub was clearly intentional’;

Cutnoun

(sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball;

‘cuts do not bother a good tennis player’;

Cutnoun

the division of a deck of cards before dealing;

‘he insisted that we give him the last cut before every deal’; ‘the cutting of the cards soon became a ritual’;

Cutnoun

an unexcused absence from class;

‘he was punished for taking too many cuts in his math class’;

Cutverb

separate with or as if with an instrument;

‘Cut the rope’;

Cutverb

cut down on; make a reduction in;

‘reduce your daily fat intake’; ‘The employer wants to cut back health benefits’;

Cutverb

turn sharply; change direction abruptly;

‘The car cut to the left at the intersection’; ‘The motorbike veered to the right’;

Cutverb

make an incision or separation;

‘cut along the dotted line’;

Cutverb

discharge from a group;

‘The coach cut two players from the team’;

Cutverb

form by probing, penetrating, or digging;

‘cut a hole’; ‘cut trenches’; ‘The sweat cut little rivulets into her face’;

Cutverb

style and tailor in a certain fashion;

‘cut a dress’;

Cutverb

hit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction;

‘cut a pingpong ball’;

Cutverb

make out and issue;

‘write out a check’; ‘cut a ticket’; ‘Please make the check out to me’;

Cutverb

cut and assemble the components of;

‘edit film’; ‘cut recording tape’;

Cutverb

intentionally fail to attend;

‘cut class’;

Cutverb

informal: be able to manage or manage successfully;

‘I can't hack it anymore’; ‘she could not cut the long days in the office’;

Cutverb

give the appearance or impression of;

‘cut a nice figure’;

Cutverb

move (one's fist);

‘his opponent cut upward toward his chin’;

Cutverb

pass directly and often in haste;

‘We cut through the neighbor's yard to get home sooner’;

Cutverb

pass through or across;

‘The boat cut the water’;

Cutverb

make an abrupt change of image or sound;

‘cut from one scene to another’;

Cutverb

stop filming;

‘cut a movie scene’;

Cutverb

make a recording of;

‘cut the songs’; ‘She cut all of her major titles again’;

Cutverb

record a performance on (a medium);

‘cut a record’;

Cutverb

create by duplicating data;

‘cut a disk’; ‘burn a CD’;

Cutverb

form or shape by cutting or incising;

‘cut paper dolls’;

Cutverb

perform or carry out;

‘cut a caper’;

Cutverb

function as a cutting instrument;

‘This knife cuts well’;

Cutverb

allow incision or separation;

‘This bread cuts easily’;

Cutverb

divide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult;

‘Wayne cut’; ‘She cut the deck for a long time’;

Cutverb

cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch;

‘Turn off the stereo, please’; ‘cut the engine’; ‘turn out the lights’;

Cutverb

reap or harvest;

‘cut grain’;

Cutverb

fell by sawing; hew;

‘The Vietnamese cut a lot of timber while they occupied Cambodia’;

Cutverb

penetrate injuriously;

‘The glass from the shattered windshield cut into her forehead’;

Cutverb

refuse to acknowledge;

‘She cut him dead at the meeting’;

Cutverb

shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of;

‘cut my hair’;

Cutverb

weed out unwanted or unnecessary things;

‘We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet’;

Cutverb

dissolve by breaking down the fat of;

‘soap cuts grease’;

Cutverb

have a reducing effect;

‘This cuts into my earnings’;

Cutverb

cease, stop;

‘cut the noise’; ‘We had to cut short the conversation’;

Cutverb

reduce in scope while retaining essential elements;

‘The manuscript must be shortened’;

Cutverb

lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture;

‘cut bourbon’;

Cutverb

have grow through the gums;

‘The baby cut a tooth’;

Cutverb

grow through the gums;

‘The new tooth is cutting’;

Cutverb

cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses);

‘the vet gelded the young horse’;

Cutadjective

separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument;

‘the cut surface was mottled’; ‘cut tobacco’; ‘blood from his cut forehead’; ‘bandages on her cut wrists’;

Cutadjective

fashioned or shaped by cutting;

‘a well-cut suit’; ‘cut diamonds’; ‘cut velvet’;

Cutadjective

with parts removed;

‘the drastically cut film’;

Cutadjective

made neat and tidy by trimming;

‘his neatly trimmed hair’;

Cutadjective

(used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine;

‘the smell of new-mown hay’;

Cutadjective

(of pages of a book) having the folds of the leaves trimmed or slit;

‘the cut pages of the book’;

Cutadjective

(of a male animal) having the testicles removed;

‘a cut horse’;

Cutadjective

having a long rip or tear;

‘a split lip’;

Cutadjective

wounded by cutting deeply;

‘got a gashed arm in a knife fight’; ‘had a slashed cheek from the broken glass’;

Cutadjective

cut down;

‘the tree is down’;

Cutadjective

(used of rates or prices) reduced usually sharply;

‘the slashed prices attracted buyers’;

Cutadjective

mixed with water;

‘sold cut whiskey’; ‘a cup of thinned soup’;

Cutverb

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

‘when fruit is cut open, it goes brown’; ‘he cut his big toe on a sharp stone’;

Cutverb

make a deliberate incision in (one's flesh), as a symptom of psychological or emotional distress

‘I just started high school and I have a lot of self-confidence issues and as a result I started cutting’; ‘I started cutting myself when I was about 14 and continued for four years’;

Cutverb

remove (something) from something larger by using a sharp implement

‘I cut his photograph out of the paper’; ‘some prisoners had their right hands cut off’;

Cutverb

castrate (an animal, especially a horse).

Cutverb

make something by cutting

‘I cut out some squares of paper’;

Cutverb

remove, exclude, or stop eating or doing something undesirable

‘start today by cutting out fatty foods’;

Cutverb

separate an animal from the main herd

‘after the target animal is spotted, the pilot swoops down, cutting it out of the herd’;

Cutverb

divide into pieces with a knife or other sharp implement

‘he cut his food up into teeny pieces’; ‘cut the beef into thin slices’;

Cutverb

make divisions in (something)

‘land that has been cut up by streams into forested areas’;

Cutverb

separate (something) into two; sever

‘they cut the rope before he choked’;

Cutverb

cause something to fall by cutting it through at the base

‘some 24 hectares of trees were cut down’;

Cutverb

(of a weapon, bullet, or disease) kill or injure someone

‘Barker had been cut down by a sniper's bullet’;

Cutverb

make or form (something) by using a sharp tool to remove material

‘workmen cut a hole in the pipe’;

Cutverb

make or design (a garment) in a particular way

‘an impeccably cut suit’;

Cutverb

make (a path, tunnel, or other route) by excavation, digging, or chopping

‘investigators called for a machete to cut through the bush’; ‘plans to cut a road through a rainforest’;

Cutverb

make (a sound recording)

‘quadraphonic LPs had to be cut at a lower volume level than conventional records’;

Cutverb

trim or reduce the length of (grass, hair, etc.) by using a sharp implement

‘cut back all the year's growth to about four leaves’; ‘Ted was cutting the lawn’;

Cutverb

reduce the amount or quantity of

‘we're looking to cut down on the use of chemicals’; ‘they've cut back on costs’; ‘buyers will bargain hard to cut the cost of the house they want’; ‘I should cut down my sugar intake’;

Cutverb

abridge (a text, film, or performance) by removing material

‘he had to cut unnecessary additions made to the opening scene’;

Cutverb

delete (part of a text or other display) so as to insert a copy of it elsewhere.

Cutverb

end or interrupt the provision of (a supply)

‘we resolved to cut oil supplies to territories controlled by the rebels’; ‘if the pump develops a fault, the electrical supply is immediately cut off’;

Cutverb

switch off (an engine or a light)

‘Niall brought the car to a halt and cut the engine’;

Cutverb

absent oneself from (something one should normally attend, especially school)

‘Rodney was cutting class’;

Cutverb

ignore or refuse to recognize (someone)

‘they cut her in public’;

Cutverb

(of a line) cross or intersect (another line)

‘mark the point where the line cuts the vertical axis’;

Cutverb

pass or traverse, especially so as to shorten one's route

‘the following aircraft cut across to join him’;

Cutverb

have an effect regardless of (divisions or boundaries between groups)

‘subcultures which cut across national and political boundaries’;

Cutverb

leave or move hurriedly

‘you can cut along now’;

Cutverb

stop filming or recording

‘‘Cut’ shouted a voice, followed by ‘Could we do it again, please?’’;

Cutverb

move to another shot in a film

‘cut to a dentist's surgery’;

Cutverb

make (a film) into a coherent whole by removing parts or placing them in a different order

‘I like to watch the rushes at home before I start cutting the film’;

Cutverb

divide a pack of playing cards by lifting a portion from the top, either to reveal a card at random or to place the top portion under the bottom portion

‘let's cut for dealer’;

Cutverb

strike or kick (a ball) with an abrupt, typically downward motion

‘Cook cut the ball back to him’;

Cutverb

slice (the ball).

Cutverb

hit (the ball) to the off side with the bat held almost horizontally; play such a stroke against (the bowler).

Cutverb

(of the ball) turn sharply on pitching.

Cutverb

mix (an illegal drug) with another substance

‘speed cut with rat poison’;

Cutverb

come up to expectations; meet requirements

‘this CD player doesn't quite cut it’;

Cutnoun

a stroke or blow given by a sharp-edged implement or by a whip or cane

‘he could skin an animal with a single cut of the knife’;

Cutnoun

a haircut

‘his hair was in need of a cut’;

Cutnoun

a reduction in amount or size

‘she took a 20% pay cut’; ‘a cut in interest rates’;

Cutnoun

a power cut

‘fortunately the cut happened at night and power was quickly restored’;

Cutnoun

an act of cutting part of a book, play, etc.

‘they would not publish the book unless the author was willing to make cuts’;

Cutnoun

an immediate transition from one scene to another in a film

‘instead of hard cuts, we used dissolves to give it a very dreamy character’;

Cutnoun

the halfway point of a golf tournament, where half of the players are eliminated.

Cutnoun

a stroke made with an abrupt, typically horizontal or downward action

‘Kellett was denied a century by edging a cut to wicketkeeper Burns’;

Cutnoun

a long, narrow incision in the skin made by something sharp

‘blood ran from a cut on his jaw’;

Cutnoun

a long, narrow opening or incision made in a surface or piece of material

‘make a single cut along the top of each potato’;

Cutnoun

a piece of meat cut from a carcass

‘a good lean cut of beef’;

Cutnoun

a share of the profits from something

‘the directors are demanding their cut’;

Cutnoun

a recording of a piece of music

‘a cut from his forthcoming album’;

Cutnoun

a version of a film after editing

‘the final cut’;

Cutnoun

a passage cut or dug out, as a railway cutting or a new channel made for a river or other waterway

‘the cut connected with the Harborough arm of the canal’;

Cutnoun

a wounding remark or act

‘his unkindest cut at Elizabeth was to call her heartless’;

Cutnoun

the way or style in which something, especially a garment or someone's hair, is cut

‘the elegant cut of his dinner jacket’;

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