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Definition of "cut-and-dried" []

  • Prepared and arranged in advance; settled. (adjective)
  • Ordinary; routine: cut-and-dried dialogue. (adjective)

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 "cut-and-dried" in a sentence
  • "This is a hands down clear-cut, cut-and-dried, uncomplicated situation."
  • "But the second complaint is pretty much a cut-and-dried case."
  • "Of course, this sounds more cut-and-dried than it often is in comments threads."