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 Place whole uncut ribs into pan that is 4 to 6-inch deep and large enough to hold both the ribs without overlapping. Joanne Kempinger Demski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Braising barbecued ribs gives them great flavor, says steakhouse chef," 27 Jan. 2020 In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado: A gorgeously kaleidoscopic feat — not just of literature but of pure, uncut humanity. 13. David Canfield, EW.com, "The 10 best books of 2019," 5 Dec. 2019 Get some cut, and some in uncut form, like this unctuous Olli Napoli Applewood Smoked Salumi. Katie Workman, NBC News, "Think beyond your basic pepperoni and cheddar. Here's how to build the snacky graze board of your dreams.," 12 Dec. 2019 Thanks to Howard’s mystical mumbo-jumbo about the power of precious stones, Garnett comes to think of the uncut gems as his good-luck charm. Kyle Smith, National Review, "The Gonzo New York Movie Experience," 11 Dec. 2019 The film tells it both from the detectives’ perspective and the criminals (a pair of veterans played by Stephan James and Taylor Kitsch), who stumbled into 300 kilograms of uncut cocaine when expecting a more small-time heist. Jake Coyle, Detroit Free Press, "Review: ‘21 Bridges’ puts New York on lockdown," 22 Nov. 2019 Kate also wore a pair of earrings from the store to the same reception, gold-plated and made from uncut crystal. Monique Jessen, PEOPLE.com, "Kate Middleton's Handcrafted Teal Shalwar Kameez Is Off-the-Rack! Here's How to Buy Yourself," 17 Oct. 2019 The pizza comes uncut and is available for $11 at participating locations. Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY, "Starbucks, Burger King, Krispy Kreme and Dunkin' scaring up Halloween-themed items," 25 Oct. 2019 In addition to other supplies, detectives also found approximately two pounds of uncut testosterone, as well as numerous vials containing prescription-only drug powder and liquids, the Sheriff's Office said. Molly Duerig, azcentral, "Prescott man arrested on suspicion of running an illegal steroid lab in his home," 17 Oct. 2019

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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 18 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of uncut

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


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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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