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cutting

cut·ting

cutting

 
 
pronunciation:
kuh tIng
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition: something that has been cut from something else.
Cara planted the cuttings from her rose bushes.Bill collects newspaper cuttings about his famous uncle.
similar words:
clip, clipping, cut, graft, piece, slice, slip, snip
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: able to cut.
He used the cutting edge of the knife.
similar words:
sharp, stinging
definition 2: hurting someone's feelings; mean.
She made a cutting comment about my soccer skills.
synonyms:
malicious, sharp, stinging
similar words:
acid, crushing, harsh, insulting, vicious
derivation: cuttingly (adv.)