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cut-and-paste

[kuht-n-peyst] /ˈkʌt nˈpeɪst/
adjective
1.
assembled or produced from various existing bits and pieces:
The book purports to be a history but is just a cut-and-paste job of old essays and newspaper clippings.
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British Dictionary definitions for cut and paste

cut and paste

noun
1.
a technique used in word processing by which a section of text can be moved within a document
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Slang definitions & phrases for cut and paste

cut-and-paste

modifier

Crude; improvised; haphazard; slapdash: a slapdash, cut-and-paste feel


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cut and paste in Technology
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Idioms and Phrases with cut and paste

cut and paste

Describing a patched-up job or trivial work. For example, The revision was easy, just cut and paste, or The new assistant had expected some training, but all she got was cut and paste. This term alludes to simple artwork done by small children—cutting out pictures and gluing them to paper. [ Mid-1900s ]
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