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1. cutthroat

adjective. ['ˈkʌtˌθroʊt'] ruthless in competition.

Synonyms

  • bowelless
  • unmerciful
  • merciless

Antonyms

  • mild
  • nonviolent
  • calm
  • bloodless

Etymology

  • cut (English)
  • cutten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • throat (English)
  • throte (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Cutthroat

  • anecdote
  • antidote
  • antidote
  • asymptote
  • asymptote
  • autotote
  • banknote
  • booknote
  • callicoat
  • chilcoat
  • chilcote
  • creosote
  • euronote
  • ferryboat
  • fivecoat
  • flatboat
  • footnote
  • gunboat
  • hathcoat
  • houseboat

How do you pronounce cutthroat?

Pronounce cutthroat as ˈkətθˌroʊt.

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Sentences with cutthroat


1. Noun, singular or mass
The music business in general can be hard-bitten and even cutthroat, and rap is no exception.

Quotes about cutthroat


1. I'll get them out and come back. I promise.""On your word as a cutthroat and a pirate?"He touched my cheek once, briefly. "Privateer."Another explosion rocked the grounds."Let's go!"shouted Mal.As we sprinted into the tunnel, I glanced back and saw Nikolai silhouetted against the purple twilight. I wondered if I'd ever see him again.
- Leigh Bardugo, Siege and Storm

2. Cutthroat Competition [10w] If competition becomes cutthroatit suggests business has become piracy.
- Beryl Dov

3. Cruel Love [10w] Cruel love helps turn out excellent,competitive, cutthroat, dog-eat-dog children.
- Beryl Dov

2. cutthroat

noun. ['ˈkʌtˌθroʊt'] someone who murders by cutting the victim's throat.

Synonyms

  • manslayer
  • liquidator

Antonyms

  • clement
  • soft
  • placable

Etymology

  • cut (English)
  • cutten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • throat (English)
  • throte (Middle English (1100-1500))
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