cut from the same cloth

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of cut from the same cloth

: very similar to each other
  • Our mothers were cut from the same cloth.
  • The country's new president is cut from the same cloth as his predecessor.

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : to hurt the feelings of

  3. : to strike sharply with a cutting effect

  1. : a product of cutting: such as

  2. : an opening made with an edged instrument

  3. : a wound made by something sharp : gash

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

same play
  1. : resembling in every relevant respect

  2. : conforming in every respect

  3. : being one without addition, change, or discontinuance : identical

  1. : something identical with or similar to another

  2. : something or someone previously mentioned or described

  1. : in the same manner

cloth play
  1. : a pliable material made usually by weaving, felting, or knitting natural or synthetic fibers and filaments

  2. : a similar material (as of glass)

  3. : a piece of cloth adapted for a particular purpose


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