from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective having a neckline low enough to expose part of the breast; -- of a woman's garment.
  • adjective having a back exposing skin between the shoulder blades.

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  • adjective Cut low, especially (of clothing) so as to reveal part of the breasts.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having a low-cut back
  • adjective (of a garment) having a low-cut neckline


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  • Bella strutted over, the dress she was barely wearing—some low-cut, black mini-thing—hugging every miraculous curve of her body.

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  • Her low-cut, backless minidress rode all the way up her thighs.

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  • I wanted to establish a power look right from the beginning, so I chose an all red outfit—a skirt with little red beads at the hem, a low-cut red bustier, red high heels, red nails and lipstick, and red chopsticks stuck at a jaunty angle in my updo bun, the one I had worn to the Emmys that year.

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  • And in her low-cut, drop-shoulder dresses, she looks good enough to drive even a cooler character than Otello to distraction.

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  • I was torn between a sweater and jeans and a low-cut red party dress, which was a little too much for a dinner in.

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  • Once in eighth grade, she walked in for breakfast wearing this tight, low-cut blouse with her bosom just flowing over the top.

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  • His head flashed up, huge jaws distended, fangs gleaming, to sink into the slender, silken-hosed ankle above the tan low-cut shoes.


  • In the yard, a black man pushed a wheelbarrow over low-cut grass, picked up fallen palm fronds and stacked them high.

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  • Wearing a low-cut blouse, jeans, and slinky heels, she looked sophisticated and pulled together, like a young Jackie O.

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  • “Boring,” she sang, rushed out to her room and returned with the low-cut black evening dress she wanted me to wear.



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