Definition of cutout
1 : something cut out or off from something else; also : the space or hole left after cutting
2 : one that cuts out
3 : an intermediary in a clandestine operation
4 : a record album no longer in production that is sold at a discount
Examples of cutout in a Sentence
a cardboard cutout of a famous actor
Recent Examples of cutout from the Web
On Tuesday, Lea was spotted on the beach wearing a chic one-piece swimsuit with insane cutouts (which means yes, there could be some interesting tan lines).
Look at that cutout shoulder and those ruffles: This blouse has more twists and turns than a soap opera.
Speaking of photo opportunities, there are players' cutouts for kids to pose behind.
The cutouts give lots of ways for her little hands to grip and turn pages.
The phone's display fills most of the front, save for a camera cutout, slim bezels and a small chin at the bottom.
Aside from an odd cutout in the screen for an 8MP front camera, there is nary an identifiable marking to be found on either the front or rear of the device.
The floor-length dress boasted deep, sheer cutouts at the sides, back and shoulders.
The deck features a large cutout space the containers and airstream will snugly fit inside, Polyoka said.
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First Known Use of cutout
CUTOUT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cutout for English Language Learners
: a shape or picture that is cut from a piece of paper, cardboard, etc.
CUTOUT Defined for Kids
Definition of cutout for Students
: a shape or picture that has been formed or removed with scissors, a knife, or a saw
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