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cut ice

Definition of cut ice

informal

  1. :  to have importance to someone —usually + with —used in negative statements <His opinion doesn't cut any ice with me.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to penetrate with or as if with an edged instrument

    :  to hurt the feelings of

    :  to strike sharply with a cutting effect

  1. : :  a product of cutting: as

    :  an opening made with an edged instrument

    :  a wound made by something sharp :  gash

  1. :  marked by a well-developed and highly defined musculature

  1. :  frozen water

    :  a sheet or stretch of ice

    :  a substance resembling ice

  1. :  to coat with or convert into ice

    :  to chill with ice

    :  to supply with ice


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