cut a dash

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Definition of cut a dash

British, informal + old-fashioned
: to look attractive in the clothes one is wearing He really cuts a dash in his new suit.

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“Cut a dash.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cut%20a%20dash. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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