noun Anatomy, Zoology.
verb (used with object)
Words nearby throat
Idioms for throat
Origin of throat
Examples from the Web for cut-throat
She holds a PhD in English and worked her way through the cut-throat art world.
Faithful to their cut-throat trade, I made no doubt he meant.The Shame of Motley|Raphael Sabatini
He hired that cut-throat to take us to this place without saying a word to us about the business.
Don't you think I want some one I can trust in this cut-throat game?Making Money|Owen Johnson
British Dictionary definitions for cut-throat (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for cut-throat (2 of 2)
- that part of the alimentary and respiratory tracts extending from the back of the mouth (nasopharynx) to just below the larynx
- the front part of the neck
Other words from throatRelated adjectives: gular, guttural, jugular, laryngeal
Word Origin for throat
Medicine definitions for cut-throat
Idioms and Phrases with cut-throat
see at each other's throats; cut someone's throat; frog in one's throat; jump down someone's throat; lump in one's throat; ram (shove) down someone's throat; stick in one's craw (throat).