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Noun

Singular
cutthroat

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  1. A murderer who slits the throats of his victims.
  2. An unscrupulous, ruthless or unethical person.

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Adjective

cutthroat

  1. Involving the cutting of throats
  2. Of or relating to a card game where everyone plays for him or herself rather than playing with a partner.
    He found that playing cutthroat Spades was much more difficult than playing with a partner.
  3. Ruthlessly competitive, dog-eat-dog
    Law is a cutthroat business, you always have to look out to see who is trying to outdo you.

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