cord cutter

[ kawrd kuht-er ]
/ ˈkɔrd ˌkʌt ər /

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.

Origin of cord cutter

First recorded in 2010–15
Related formscord cut·ting, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019