Definition of cut a dashBritish, informal + old-fashioned
- He really cuts a dash in his new suit.
: 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
: to break by striking or knocking
: to knock, hurl, or thrust violently
: splash, spatter
: a sudden burst or splash
: the sound produced by such a burst
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