cut-and-paste

adjective
\ ˌkət-ᵊn-ˈpāst How to pronounce cut-and-paste (audio) \

Definition of cut-and-paste

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

First Known Use of cut-and-paste

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cut-and-paste. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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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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