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cut-in

[kuht-in] /ˈkʌtˌɪn/
noun
1.
Movies. a still, as of a scene or an object, inserted in a film and interrupting the action or continuity:
We will insert a cut-in of the letter as she reads it.
2.
Radio and Television. a commercial or other announcement inserted by a local station into a network broadcast.
3.
the act of cutting in, as on a dancing couple.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; noun use of verb phrase cut in
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British Dictionary definitions for cut-in

cut in

verb (adverb)
1.
Also cut into, (intransitive) often foll by on. to break in or interrupt
2.
(intransitive) to interrupt a dancing couple to dance with one of them
3.
(intransitive) (of a driver, motor vehicle, etc) to draw in front of another vehicle leaving too little space
4.
(transitive) (informal) to allow to have a share
5.
(intransitive) to take the place of a person in a card game
noun
6.
(films) Also called insert. a separate shot or scene inserted at a relevant point
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Slang definitions & phrases for cut-in

cut-in

noun

The right to share something: We've each got a cut-in on the profits (1931+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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