Textual thesaurus for "cutting"

(adj) lancinate, lancinating, keen, knifelike, stabbing, piercing

painful as if caused by a sharp instrument

a cutting wind; keen winds; knifelike cold; piercing knifelike pains; piercing cold; piercing criticism; a stabbing pain; lancinating pain

(adj) raw, bleak

unpleasantly cold and damp

bleak winds of the North Atlantic

(adj) stinging, edged

(of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character

cutting remarks; edged satire; a stinging comment

(noun) cut, cutting off

the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends

the barber gave him a good cut

(noun) thinning

the act of diluting something

the cutting of whiskey with water; the thinning of paint with turpentine

(noun) cut

the act of cutting something into parts

his cuts were skillful; his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess

(noun) cut

the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge

his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels

(noun) cut

the division of a deck of cards before dealing

he insisted that we give him the last cut before every deal; the cutting of the cards soon became a ritual

(noun) carving

removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape

(noun) film editing

the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film

(noun) newspaper clipping, clipping, press clipping, press cutting

an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine

he searched through piles of letters and clippings

(noun) slip

a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting