Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “cut a fine figure”

cut a fine figure

(also cut quite a figure/dash) old-fashioned
to cause people to admire you because of your appearance : The young soldier cut a fine figure in his smart new uniform .AttractiveSexual attractionSmart and elegantSmart and elegantAttractive
(Definition of cut a fine figure from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Translations of “cut a fine figure”

Word of the Day

amicable

relating to behaviour between people that is pleasant and friendly, often despite a difficult situation

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More