cut a figure

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  1. mod.
    alcohol intoxicated. : He got cut on beer, which is unusual for him.
  2. tv.
    to dilute something. : She always cuts her eggnog with cola. Yuck!
  3. n.
    a share of the loot or the profits. (Originally underworld.) : You'll get your cut when everybody else does.
  4. n.
    a single song or section of music on a record. : This next cut is one everybody likes.
  5. tv.
    to eliminate something; to stop (doing something). : Okay, chum, cut the clowning.
  6. mod.
    muscular; with well-defined muscles, especially in reference to the abdominal muscles. : He works out and he's really cut!
  7. mod.
    circumcised. (Not usually prenominal.) : I'm not cut and neither is my brother.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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