Definition of “cut and dried” - English Dictionary


(Definition of “cut and dried” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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/ˈkʌt·ənˈdrɑɪd/ also cut-and-dry, /ˈkʌt·ənˈdrɑɪ/

clear and simple and removing any further uncertainty or difficulty:

Unfortunately, there is no cut-and-dried answer to the problem of immigration.

(Definition of “cut-and-dried” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)