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rug-cutter

[ruhg-kuht-er] /ˈrʌgˌkʌt ər/
noun, Older Slang.
1.
a person who jitterbugs.
Origin of rug-cutter
1935-1940
An Americanism dating back to 1935-40
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Slang definitions & phrases for rug-cutter

rug-cutter

noun

A person who dances to swing music: the rug-cutter's way of saying ''all right'' (1938+ Jive talk)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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