cut (someone) dead

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Definition of cut (someone) dead

: to pretend not to see (someone one knows) : to deliberately ignore (someone) When I saw her on the street yesterday, she cut me dead.

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“Cut (someone) dead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cut%20%28someone%29%20dead. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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