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adjective cut·ty \ ˈkə-tē , ˈku̇- \

Definition of cutty

dialectal, chiefly British

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Origin and Etymology of cutty

2cut + -y


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cutty

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noun cut·ty \ ˈkə-tē , ˈku̇- \

Definition of cutty

plural -es
1
[short for cutty spoon]
chiefly Scottish & Irish :a short spoon
2
[short for cutty pipe]
chiefly British :a short tobacco pipe
3 chiefly Scottish
a :a small or mischievous girl
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[perhaps from 2cut (trollop) + -y]
:a woman of loose morals :baggage
4 dialectal, British :wren
5 Scottish :hare

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