Meaning of “cutting” in the English Dictionary

"cutting" in British English

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(Definition of “cutting” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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us /ˈkʌt̬·ɪŋ/

said or done to hurt someone’s feelings:

She made a cutting remark about his table manners.

cuttingnoun [ C ]

us /ˈkʌt̬·ɪŋ/

cutting noun [ C ] (DIVIDED PIECE)

a piece cut from a plant and used to grow a new plant

(Definition of “cutting” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)