cut in

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

cut in

verb

Definition of CUT IN

intransitive verb
1
:  to thrust oneself into a position between others or belonging to another
2
:  to join in something suddenly <cut in on the conversation>
3
:  to interrupt a dancing couple and take one as one's partner
4
:  to become automatically connected or started in operation <waiting for the auxiliary motor to cut in>
transitive verb
1
:  to mix with cutting motions <after sifting the flour into a mixing bowl, cut the lard in>
2
:  to introduce into a number, group, or sequence
3
:  to connect into an electrical circuit to a mechanical apparatus so as to permit operation
4
:  to include especially among those benefiting or favored <cut them in on the profits>

Examples of CUT IN

  1. <a stranger cut in with unsolicited advice on how we could fix our relationship>

First Known Use of CUT IN

1612

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