from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A murderer, especially one who cuts throats.
- n. An unprincipled, ruthless person.
- n. A cutthroat trout.
- adj. Cruel; murderous.
- adj. Relentless or merciless in competition: a cutthroat business.
- adj. Sports & Games Being a form of a game in which each of three or more players acts and scores individually: cutthroat handball; cutthroat bridge.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A murderer who slits the throats of his victims.
- n. An unscrupulous, ruthless or unethical person.
- adj. Involving the cutting of throats
- adj. Of or relating to a card game where everyone plays for him or herself rather than playing with a partner.
- adj. Ruthlessly competitive, dog-eat-dog
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who cuts throats; a murderer; an assassin.
- adj. Murderous; cruel; barbarous.
- adj. Ruthless; conducted without restraint.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A murderer; an assassin; a ruffian.
- n. The mustang grape of Texas, Vitis candicans: so called from its acrid taste. Sportsman's Gazetteer.
- n. A dark lantern in which there is generally horn instead of glass, and so constructed that the light may be completely obscured. Jamieson.
- n. A piece of ordnance. Jamieson.
- Murderous; cruel; barbarous.
- To cut the throat of.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. ruthless in competition
- n. someone who murders by cutting the victim's throat
cut + throat (Wiktionary)