Definition of a cut above
- All of his books are good, but this one is a cut above (the rest).
- She's a cut above the other competitors and should win easily.
: to penetrate with or as if with an edged instrument
: to hurt the feelings of
: to strike sharply with a cutting effect
: a product of cutting: such as
: an opening made with an edged instrument
: a wound made by something sharp : gash
: marked by a well-developed and highly defined musculature
: in the sky : overhead
: in or to heaven
: in or to a higher place
: in or to a higher place than : over
: upriver of
: superior to (as in rank, quality, or degree)
: something that is above
: a person whose name is written above
: a higher authority
: written or discussed higher on the same page or on a preceding page
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