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 Officers’ duties range from telling residents to mow uncut lawns to declaring homes unfit for habitation. Marina Starleaf Riker, San Antonio Express-News, 31 Dec. 2021 Watch the video episode above and listen to the full, uncut podcast interview below. Matt Bravmann, The Hollywood Reporter, 6 Jan. 2022 Through the chaos, cinematographer Haris Zambarloukos unconventionally tells the story by composing an immersive frame that continually circles Buddy with one-shot action that’s uncut and unedited. Daron James, Los Angeles Times, 5 Jan. 2022 Gently push the uncut tube about 1 inch into the slit side of the other tube to form one tube. Washington Post, 14 Dec. 2021 The key aspect will be what films will now be allowed to screen uncut to audiences 21 and over. Nick Vivarelli, Variety, 20 Dec. 2021 Which brings us to the new release of Alberta Premium Cask Strength Rye, the uncut, high-proof version of the distillery’s regular Alberta Premium rye whisky. Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 3 Dec. 2021 While the school has admitted Tyrone with his uncut hair into its science program, the school and Ghana’s attorney general have commenced legal proceedings in the Court of Appeal to reverse the earlier ruling. Kwasi Gyamfi Asiedu, The Christian Science Monitor, 20 Oct. 2021 Another cereal marketing campaign yielded an uncut sheet of Jackson 5 stickers meant as a bonus for Rice Krinkles consumers. Washington Post, 23 Nov. 2021

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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 26 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of uncut

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


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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