uncut

adjective

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

Example Sentences

His hair was uncut but neat. the uncut version of the film
Recent Examples on the Web Place the uncut bars in a freezer bag or container and remove as much air as possible. Bhg Test Kitchen, Better Homes & Gardens, 1 Feb. 2023 Founded in 1994 by media mogul Ted Turner, the network's mission is unique: to program around-the-clock viewing of uncut, commercial-free classic films. Maureen Lee Lenker, EW.com, 27 Jan. 2023 The firewood, said OJ Semans, a consultant for the tribe, came in the form of uncut logs, which were not immediately usable. Heather Hollingsworth, Anchorage Daily News, 24 Jan. 2023 The firewood, said OJ Semans, a consultant for the tribe, came in the form of uncut logs, which were not immediately usable. Heather Hollingsworth, Fortune, 24 Jan. 2023 Cases of athlete’s foot, corns, toenails that had gone uncut for years and were coiled around and around themselves — all were uncomfortable and easily fixed, as was trench foot. Tracy Kidder, New York Times, 5 Jan. 2023 Twitter users have begun loudly calling for the Great Star of Africa — the largest uncut diamond in the world, which is part of the Sovereign’s Scepter — to be returned to South Africa. Damien Cave, New York Times, 11 Sep. 2022 Warnock will screen the uncut version in Marfa including three additional minutes. Dallas News, 6 June 2022 These noodles can be as long as two feet and are served uncut, either fried or submerged in a broth. Minhae Shim Roth, Good Housekeeping, 1 Dec. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of uncut was in the 14th century

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“Uncut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncut. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

Kids Definition

uncut

adjective
un·​cut ˌən-ˈkət How to pronounce uncut (audio)
ˈən-
1
: not cut down or cut into
2
: not shaped by cutting
an uncut diamond
3
: not having the folds of the leaves slit
uncut books
4
: not shortened
an uncut text

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