/ (ˈkʌtɒfs) /

pl n
  1. trousers that have been shortened to calf length or to make shorts

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How to use cut-offs in a sentence

  • In our day, if you travel by river from the southernmost of these three cut-offs to the northernmost, you go only seventy miles.

    Life On The Mississippi, Complete | Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • Distances have been shortened by "cut-offs," but the Mississippi displays a decided unwillingness to have its length curtailed.

  • The Cambodia, or Mekhong River, flows through it with many bayous or cut-offs.

    Four Young Explorers | Oliver Optic
  • The first investigating party under Adairs direction had traversed all the southern cut offs.

  • The channel in the lower valley may be improved at certain points by straightening it and judiciously making cut-offs.

    The Passaic Flood of 1903 | Marshall Ora Leighton