Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

cutting room

noun, Movies.
1.
a film-editing room.
Origin of cutting room
1830-1840
1830-40, for earlier sense
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for cutting room
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • It was a large front room, apparently library and cutting room.

    The Luminous Face Carolyn Wells
  • Morris nodded and started for the cutting room, when Abe called him back.

    Abe and Mawruss Montague Glass
  • "Move out," Abe replied, as he started for the cutting room.

    Abe and Mawruss Montague Glass
  • "I'm satisfied," Morris replied, and he walked immediately to the cutting room.

    Abe and Mawruss Montague Glass
  • Henry led the way to the cutting room and Sam Gembitz inspected a dozen bolts of cloth that were piled in a heap against the wall.

    The Competitive Nephew Montague Glass

Word of the Day

Nearby words for cutting room

Word Value for cutting

10
14
Scrabble Words With Friends