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.
Full Definition of cutting edge
1 : a sharp effect or quality
2 : the foremost part or place : vanguard
Examples of cutting edge in a sentence
the cutting edge of a knife
He's a director who tries to keep his films right on the cutting edge.
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