cutty

1 of 2

adjective

cut·​ty ˈkə-tē How to pronounce cutty (audio)
ˈku̇-
dialectal, chiefly British

cutty

2 of 2

noun

cut·​ty ˈkə-tē How to pronounce cutty (audio)
ˈku̇-
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
b
[perhaps from cut entry 2 (trollop) + -y] : a woman of loose morals : baggage
4
dialectal, British : wren
5
Scottish : hare

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

cut entry 2 + -y

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“Cutty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cutty. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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