cut-and-paste

adjective
\ˌkət-ᵊn-ˈpāst \

Definition of cut-and-paste 

: pieced together by excerpting and combining fragments from multiple sources the book was a cut-and-paste job

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1864, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cut-and-paste was in 1864

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cut-and-paste

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of cut-and-paste

: made up of parts taken from many different sources

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