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Meaning of CUTTHROAT

Pronunciation:  'kut`throwt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  someone who murders by cutting the victim's throat
  2. [adj]  capable of or conducive to bloodshed; "a cutthroat rogue"; "a homicidal rage"; "murderous thugs"
  3. [adj]  ruthless in competition; "cutthroat competition"; "bowelless readiness to take advantage"

CUTTHROAT is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: bloody, bowelless, fierce, homicidal, merciless, murderous, unmerciful
 See Also: liquidator, manslayer, murderer



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Cut"throat`\ (k?t"thr?t`), n.
    One who cuts throats; a murderer; an assassin.
  2. \Cut"throat`\, a.
    Murderous; cruel; barbarous.
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