uncut

adjective
un·​cut | \ ˌən-ˈkət How to pronounce uncut (audio) \

Definition of uncut

1 : not cut down or cut into
2 : not shaped by cutting an uncut diamond
3 of a book : not having the folds of the leaves slit
4 : not abridged, curtailed, or expurgated the film's uncut version
5 : not diluted or adulterated uncut gin uncut heroin

Examples of uncut in a Sentence

His hair was uncut but neat. the uncut version of the film
Recent Examples on the Web More than a thousand acres of the trees could remain uncut. Greg Stanley, Star Tribune, "Trees that once fed Duluth paper mill could become tinder for wildfires," 14 Dec. 2020 Leave about a 1/2 inch of uncut potato at each end. Washington Post, "This whole herb-roasted chicken with Hasselback potatoes is a holiday-ready sheet-pan dinner," 10 Nov. 2020 Plus, the offensive line might be the position group with the best hair, from Andries’ professionally highlighted golden mane (uncut since last July) to Olson’s bleached mullet (an attempt to one-up Andries’ locks) to Schlueter’s own mini-mullet. Megan Ryan, Star Tribune, "Gophers offensive line reaps its reward: doughnuts," 10 Nov. 2020 For the most part, this is straight, uncut, Christmas content. Washington Post, "How America is distracting itself online: Christmas videos, a celebrity puppy, hexagons and more," 4 Nov. 2020 Afineevsky apparently was given access to the original, uncut footage in the Vatican archives. Fox News, "Vatican breaks silence on Pope Francis' gay civil union remarks," 2 Nov. 2020 Afineevsky apparently was given access to the original, uncut footage in the Vatican archives. The Salt Lake Tribune, "Vatican breaks silence, explains Pope Francis’ civil union comments," 2 Nov. 2020 Afineevsky apparently was given access to the original, uncut footage in the Vatican archives. NBC News, "Vatican breaks silence, explains Pope Francis' civil union comments," 2 Nov. 2020 Inside the warehouse were six Kurds and Greeks, 500 kilograms of uncut heroin, and a handgun. Alexander Clapp, The New Republic, "The Vampire Ship," 28 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of uncut

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Uncut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncut. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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More Definitions for uncut

uncut

adjective
How to pronounce uncut (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of uncut

: allowed to continue growing
: not cut into a different shape
: not shortened or edited

uncut

adjective
un·​cut | \ ˌən-ˈkət How to pronounce uncut (audio) \

Kids Definition of uncut

1 : not cut down or cut into uncut forests
2 : not shaped by cutting an uncut diamond

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