Definition of "cutaway" [cut•a•way]

  • A man's formal daytime coat, with front edges sloping diagonally from the waist and forming tails at the back. (noun)
  • A brief shot that interrupts the main action of a film, often to depict related matter or supposedly concurrent action. (noun)
  • A model or diagram of an object with part of the outer layer removed so as to reveal the interior. (noun)
  • Sports An inward dive. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cutaway" in a sentence
  • "Battery pack in cutaway Leaf frame from NAIAS 2010 – Inhabitat about mission submit a story shop advertise with us support us press contact sign up"
  • "Battery pack in cutaway Leaf frame from NAIAS 2010"
  • "Granted, the tastelessness can get a bit too mean-spirited, and Guy's fondness for scattershot jokes can be wearing; whenever anyone makes a comparison, you know some extraneous cutaway is coming."