cut a dash

Definition of cut a dash

British, informal + old-fashioned

  1. :  to look attractive in the clothes one is wearing He really cuts a dash in his new suit.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to penetrate with or as if with an edged instrument

    :  to hurt the feelings of

    :  to strike sharply with a cutting effect

  1. :  a product of cutting: such as

    :  an opening made with an edged instrument

    :  a wound made by something sharp :  gash

  1. :  marked by a well-developed and highly defined musculature

dashplay
  1. :  to break by striking or knocking

    :  to knock, hurl, or thrust violently

    :  splash, spatter

  1. :  blow

    :  a sudden burst or splash

    :  the sound produced by such a burst


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