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Definition of "cut across" []

  • Be contrary to ordinary procedure or limitations (verb)
  • Travel across or pass over (verb)
  • Cut using a diagonal line (verb)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "cut across" in a sentence
  • "From the bikes themselves to Harley-related merchandise to Harley-Davidson tattoos on the bodies of enthusiasts who cut across all social groups, consumers see Harley as a part of their identity."
  • "I turned and waved to Pedro and Screwie Louie as they cut across the dance floor, drinks in hand."
  • "All the F-train kids grab their cells and check their messages on the little half-block between Houston and First Street, so I cut across eastward to avoid them."
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