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Meaning of CLEAR-CUT

Pronunciation:  kleer kut

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  clearly or sharply defined to the mind; "clear-cut evidence of tampering"; "Claudius was the first to invade Britain with distinct...intentions of conquest"; "trenchant distinctions between right and wrong"
  2. [adj]  clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible; "as clear as a whistle"; "clear footprints in the snow"; "the letter brought back a clear image of his grandfather"; "a spire clean-cut against the sky"; "a clear-cut pattern"
  3. [adj]  having had all the trees removed at one time; "clear-cut hillsides subject to erosion"

CLEAR-CUT is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: clean-cut, clear, cleared, distinct, trenchant



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Clear"-cut`\, a.
1. Having a sharp, distinct outline, like that of a cameo.

         She has . . . a cold and clear-cut face. --Tennyson.

2. Concisely and distinctly expressed.

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