Synonyms for cutting

Grammar : Adj
Spell : kuht-ing
Phonetic Transcription : ˈkʌt ɪŋ

Top 10 synonyms for cutting Other synonyms for the word cutting

Définition of cutting

Origin :
  • 1520s, "gash, incision," from cut (v.); meaning "piece cut off" is from 1590s; sense of "a wounding sarcasm" is from 1560s.
  • adj nasty, hateful
Example sentences :
  • He had hung up his buck at the camp and was cutting strips from it for his supper.
  • Extract from : « The Trail Book » by Mary Austin
  • "You'd better," he said, with quiet decision, cutting short my hesitation.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
  • The boy on Lucretia is jabbing her with the spurs, and she's cutting up.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • Diablo was cutting down the lead the other two held over him, galloping like a demon.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • "I must find my friend," he said, cutting the garrulous man short.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • As an honest man, it was for him to judge if he had the right of cutting the tie there and for ever.
  • Extract from : « The Dream » by Emile Zola
  • To part with a piece of land is, to him, like cutting off an arm.
  • Extract from : « The Boy Life of Napoleon » by Eugenie Foa
  • "I must drink," I said, cutting him short and rising to my feet.
  • Extract from : « Green Mansions » by W. H. Hudson
  • The falling snow did not stay her, nor did the cutting blast.
  • Extract from : « A Little Book of Profitable Tales » by Eugene Field
  • Chowder may be made of clams, first cutting off the hard part.
  • Extract from : « Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches » by Eliza Leslie

Antonyms for cutting

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