She holds a PhD in English and worked her way through the cut-throat art world.
It was cut-throat all the way througha policy that made for the rottenness of trade.
Faithful to their cut-throat trade, I made no doubt he meant.
A Tacomah spoon is deadly for cut-throat trout, but I preferred the fly.
The town looks on him as a cut-throat who has narrowly escaped the gallows.
If you want a 'drink' the well-mannered 'cut-throat' who serves you will give you a mighty mug of ginger-ale or sarsaparilla.
Mr. Zachary Smith resisted the blandishments of “cut-throat” euchre.
Paolo Orsini advanced upon Cagli the same day, in order to keep the cut-throat Michelotto in check.
"That's all right—but you pay my money first," the cut-throat insisted.
Combination is immeasurably more profitable than cut-throat competition.
Old English þrote (implied in þrotbolla "the Adam's apple, larynx," literally "throat boll"), related to þrutian "to swell," from Proto-Germanic *thrut- (cf. Old High German drozza, German Drossel, Old Saxon strota, Middle Dutch strote, Dutch strot "throat"), perhaps from PIE *trud- (cf. Old English þrutian "to swell," Old Norse þrutna "to swell").
The notion is of "the swollen part" of the neck. Italian strozza "throat," strozzare "to strangle" are Germanic loan-words. College slang for "competitive student" is 1970s, from cutthroat.
The portion of the digestive tract that lies between the rear of the mouth and the esophagus and includes the fauces and the pharynx.
The anterior portion of the neck.