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cutthroat

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Adjective, Noun
 : 
cut=throat

CIDE DICTIONARY

cutthroatn. 
     One who cuts throats; a murderer; an assassin.  [1913 Webster]
cutthroata. 
  •  Murderous; cruel; barbarous.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Ruthless; conducted without restraint; as, cutthroat competition.  [PJC]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

cutthroat, n. & adj.
--n.
1 a murderer.
2 (in full cutthroat razor) a razor having a long blade set in a handle and usu. folding like a penknife.
3 a species of trout, Salmo clarki, with a red mark under the jaw.
--adj.
1 (of competition) ruthless and intense.
2 (of a card-game) three-handed.

THESAURUS

cutthroat

Cain, apache, assassin, assassinator, barbaric, barbarous, bloodletter, bloodshedder, bloodthirsty, bloody, bloody-minded, bravo, brutal, brutish, bucko, bully, bullyboy, burker, butcher, button man, cannibal, cold-blooded, competing, competitive, cruel, deadly, desperado, devil, emulous, eradicator, exacting, excessive, executioner, exorbitant, exterminator, extortionate, extravagant, fancy, feral, ferocious, fierce, garroter, gorilla, gory, gouging, grossly overpriced, gun, gunman, gunsel, gunslinger, hatchet man, head-hunter, hell-raiser, hellcat, hit man, homicidal, homicidal maniac, homicide, immoderate, in competition, in rivalry, inflationary, inhuman, inordinate, killer, lethal, mad dog, man-eater, man-killer, manslayer, massacrer, matador, merciless, murderer, murderous, out of bounds, out of sight, outrageous, overpriced, pesticide, pirate, pitiless, poison, poisoner, preposterous, prohibitive, red-handed, relentless, rival, rivaling, rough, rowdy, ruffian, ruthless, sanguinary, savage, self-destructive, skyrocketing, slaughterer, slaughterous, slayer, spiraling, strangler, suicidal, thug, torpedo, trigger man, truculent, unconscionable, undue, unmerciful, unprincipled, unreasonable, unwarranted, usurious, vicious, violent, vying

ROGET THESAURUS

cutthroat

Evil doer

N evil doer, evil worker, wrongdoer, mischief-maker, marplot, oppressor, tyrant, destroyer, Vandal, iconoclast, firebrand, incendiary, fire bug, pyromaniac, anarchist, communist, terrorist, savage, brute, ruffian, barbarian, semibarbarian, caitiff, desperado, Apache, hoodlum, hood, plug-ugly, Red Skin, tough, Mohawk, Mo-hock, Mo-hawk, bludgeon man, bully, rough, hooligan, larrikin, dangerous classes, ugly customer, thief, cockatrice, scorpion, hornet, snake, viper, adder, snake in the grass, serpent, cobra, asp, rattlesnake, anaconda, canker-worm, wire-worm, locust, Colorado beetle, alacran, alligator, caymon, crocodile, mosquito, mugger, octopus, torpedo, bane, cutthroat, cannibal, anthropophagus, anthropophagist, bloodsucker, vampire, ogre, ghoul, gorilla, vulture, gyrfalcon, gerfalcon, wild beast, tiger, hyena, butcher, hangman, blood-hound, hell- hound, sleuth-hound, catamount, cougar, jaguar, puma, hag, hellhag, beldam, Jezebel, monster, fiend, devil incarnate, demon in human shape, Frankenstein's monster, harpy, siren, Furies, Eumenides, Hun, Attila, scourge of the human race, faenum habet in cornu.

Killing

N killing, homicide, manslaughter, murder, assassination, trucidation, iccusion, effusion of blood, blood, blood shed, gore, slaughter, carnage, butchery, battue, massacre, fusillade, noyade, thuggery, Thuggism, deathblow, finishing stroke, coup de grace, quietus, execution, judicial murder, martyrdom, butcher, slayer, murderer, Cain, assassin, terrorist, cutthroat, garroter, bravo, Thug, Moloch, matador, sabreur, guet-a-pens, gallows, executioner, man-eater, apache, hatchet man, highbinder, regicide, parricide, matricide, fratricide, infanticide, feticide, foeticide, uxoricide, vaticide, suicide, felo de se, hara-kiri, suttee, Juggernath, immolation, auto da fe, holocaust, suffocation, strangulation, garrote, hanging, lapidation, deadly weapon, Aceldama, slaughtering, phthisozoics, sport, sporting, the chase, venery, hunting, coursing, shooting, fishing, pig- sticking, sportsman, huntsman, fisherman, hunter, Nimrod, slaughterhouse, meat packing plant, shambles, abattoir, fatal accident, violent death, casualty, killing, murderous, slaughterous, sanguinary, sanguinolent, blood stained, blood thirsty, homicidal, red handed, bloody, bloody minded, ensanguined, gory, thuggish, mortal, fatal, lethal, dead, deadly, mortiferous, lethiferous, unhealthy internecine, suicidal, sporting, piscatorial, piscatory, in at the death, assassination has never changed the history of the.


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