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cord cutter

[ kawrd-kuht-er ]
/ ˈkɔrd ˌkʌt ər /
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noun Informal.
a person who has switched from cable, satellite, or landline to a wireless or internet connection to access television or phone service: Cord cutters are using more mobile apps to view college football than ever before.
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Origin of cord cutter

First recorded in 2010–15

OTHER WORDS FROM cord cutter

cord cut·ting, noun
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