cutout

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noun cut·out \ˈkət-ˌau̇t\

Definition of cutout

  1. 1 :  something cut out or off from something else; also :  the space or hole left after cutting

  2. 2 :  one that cuts out

  3. 3 :  an intermediary in a clandestine operation

  4. 4 :  a record album no longer in production that is sold at a discount

cutout

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Examples of cutout in a Sentence

  1. a cardboard cutout of a famous actor

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First Known Use of cutout

1851


CUTOUT Defined for English Language Learners

cutout

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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

cutout

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noun cut·out \ˈkət-ˌau̇t\

Definition of cutout for Students

  1. :  a shape or picture that has been formed or removed with scissors, a knife, or a saw

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