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cutting

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of cutting

  1. 1 causing intense discomfort to one's skin a frigid day with a cutting wind that made it seem even colder Synonyms of cutting biting, bitter, keen, penetrating, piercing, raw, sharp, shrewd, smarting, stinging Words Related to cutting brisk, invigorating, nippy, snappy; needlelike, prickly, tingling; caustic, corrosive Near Antonyms of cutting balmy, gentle, mild, soothing

  2. 2 having an edge thin enough to cut or pierce something the cutting side of the sword blade Synonyms of cutting sharp, edged, edgy, ground, honed, keen, sharpened, stropped, trenchant, whettedWords Related to cutting clawlike, daggerlike, knifelike; jabbing, jagged, lacerating, piercing, scratching, stabbing; pointed, pointy, spiky (also spikey)Near Antonyms of cutting rounded, smooth; soft; even, flat, level, slickAntonyms of cutting blunt, blunted, dull, dulled, obtuse

  3. 3 marked by the use of wit that is intended to cause hurt feelings her cutting comments serve only one purpose: to make someone cry Synonyms of cutting acerb, acerbic, acid, acidic, acidulous, acrid, barbed, biting, caustic, corrosive, sarcastic, mordant, pungent, sardonic, satiric (or satirical), scalding, scathing, sharp, smart-aleck, smart-alecky, smart-mouthed, snarky, tartWords Related to cutting brisk, cross, sharp-tongued, sour, sourish, spiky (also spikey), tartish; incisive, keen, poignant, trenchant; cynical, dry, ironic (also ironical), wry; facetious, flippant, tongue-in-cheek; acrimonious, bitter, resentful, vitriolic; harsh, rough, severe, stringent; abrupt, blunt, brusque (also brusk), concise, crisp, curt, gruff, pithy, snippety, snippy, succinct, terse; backhanded, insincereNear Antonyms of cutting amusing, droll, merry, playful, sportive, waggish; gentle, mild; bland; good-humored, good-natured; diplomatic, polite, smooth, suave, urbane; affable, cordial, genial, gracious, hospitable, sociable


cutting

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of cutting

  1. a piece that has been separated from the whole by cutting a bag full of grass cuttings Synonyms of cutting cut, sliceWords Related to cutting chop, cutlet; length, part, portion, section, segment; chunk, hunk, lump; clipping, paring, shaving, sliver, snippet, splinter


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