cutting

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Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
cut

Third-person singular
cuts

Past tense
cut

Past participle
cut

Present participle
cutting

  1. The present participle of cut.
    He's outside cutting the grass right now.

Noun[change]

Singular
cutting

Plural
cuttings

  1. (countable) A cutting is an area of land that has been dug out of a hill for a road or railway.
  2. (countable) A cutting is a piece of newspaper or magazine that is cut and saved.
  3. (countable) A cutting is a piece of a plant that is cut off, usually to grow a new plant.

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Adjective[change]

Positive
cutting

Comparative
more cutting

Superlative
most cutting

  1. If a remark is cutting, it is unkind.

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