verb (used with object), clear-cut, clear-cut·ting.
Words nearby clear-cut
Origin of clear-cut
OTHER WORDS FROM clear-cutclear-cut·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for clear-cut
This 2-0 was a clear-cut win, a sharp slice through a loaf, no ambiguity, no crumbs.
Today, in the name of progress, we have faceless interstate highways, clear-cut logging, and industrial farming.Rackstraw Downes’s Art and Essays Are Two Sides of the Same Genius|Bill Morris|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But for those with complicated financial situations, or even complicated family dynamics, things are not so clear-cut.Are You Legally Responsible for Your Elderly Parents?|Keli Goff|April 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The polls say more people will blame the Republicans, but they aren't as clear-cut as they ought to be.
Whatever happens, a clear-cut winner in Syria might well try to rally the divided country by confronting the Zionist enemy.
His face was clear-cut and bronzed by tropic sun and ocean winds.The Code of the Mountains|Charles Neville Buck
Her life had been passed in a world of which the words of the Psalmist, though uttered in haste, are a clear-cut description.The Garden Of Allah|Robert Hichens
But Secotan, although his hair was gray, had still the clear-cut face with its arched nose and heavy brows of a younger man.The Windy Hill|Cornelia Meigs
Ahead, clear-cut and blue in the rainwashed atmosphere, a stretch of the New South Wales coast.From Chart House to Bush Hut|Charles W. L. Bryde
The division between the two races, thank God, is not quite so clear-cut as it used to be.Liberalism and the Social Problem|Winston Spencer Churchill