Definition of cutting edge
1 : a sharp effect or quality
2 : the foremost part or place : vanguard
Examples of cutting edge in a sentence
the cutting edge of a knife
He's a director who tries to keep his films right on the cutting edge.
First Known Use of cutting edge
CUTTING EDGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cutting edge for English Language Learners
: the sharp edge of something that is used to cut things
the cutting edge : the newest and most advanced area of activity in an art, science, etc.
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