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cutting edge

noun

Simple Definition of cutting edge

  • : the sharp edge of something that is used to cut things

  • the cutting edge : the newest and most advanced area of activity in an art, science, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cutting edge

  1. 1 :  a sharp effect or quality

  2. 2 :  the foremost part or place :  vanguard

cutting–edge

adjective

Examples of cutting edge in a sentence

  1. the cutting edge of a knife

  2. He's a director who tries to keep his films right on the cutting edge.



1804

First Known Use of cutting edge

1804

Rhymes with cutting edge

deckle edge, featheredge, flying wedge, sortilege, trailing edge


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