cut-and-dried


cut–and–dried

adjective \ˌkət-ən-ˈdrīd\

: having a clear and definite quality that does not allow doubt or that cannot be changed

Full Definition of CUT-AND-DRIED

:  being or done according to a plan, set procedure, or formula :  routine <a cut–and–dried presentation>

Variants of CUT-AND-DRIED

cut–and–dried also cut–and–dry \-ˈdrī\

First Known Use of CUT-AND-DRIED

1710

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