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Synonyms for cutthroat
ˈkʌtˌθroʊtcut·throat

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  1. cutthroatadjective

    someone who murders by cutting the victim's throat

    Antonyms:
    merciful

  2. cutthroat, fierce, bowellessadjective

    ruthless in competition

    "cutthroat competition"; "bowelless readiness to take advantage"

    Synonyms:
    rough, vehement, violent, savage, bowelless, furious, trigger-happy, boisterous, fierce, ferocious, tearing

    Antonyms:
    merciful

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How to use cutthroat in a sentence?

  1. Airplane:

    Ted Striker It was a rough place - the seediest dive on the wharf. Populated with every reject and cutthroat from Bombay to Calcutta. It's worse than Detroit.

  2. Adam Seth Litwin:

    In the wake of the current spike in COVID hospitalizations, calling the labor market for registered nurses' cutthroat' is an understatement, even if the health care sector can somehow find more beds, it can not just go out and buy more front-line caregivers.

  3. Logan Green:

    We're like cutthroat missionaries, i think people see the missionary aspect, or see that we care about taking care of people, and assume it means we'll be soft when it comes to competing.

  4. Karen Majewski:

    I think that was an important message to send to the community, politics don't have to be cutthroat.

  5. Georgia Tech freshman Rishab Jain:

    As the competition progressed on and everyone played their games, we didn’t see it as a cutthroat competition, but more like a bunch of friends playing this world-renowned game show, i’m pretty happy that I get to stay friends with these people.


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