Examples from the Web for cutthroat
It was a cutthroat move from investors, hard-pressed to turn a profit on a film that was a domestic disappointment.
The Silicon Valley tech firms tend to be every bit as cutthroat and greedy as any capitalist enterprise before it.Silicon Valley’s Giants Are Just Gilded Age Tycoons in Techno-Utopian Clothes|Joel Kotkin|April 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
First impressions are tough to eradicate—especially in the cutthroat world of Hollywood.Brooklyn Decker on Her ‘Horrible’ Modeling Experiences, Marriage, and Cracking Hollywood|Marlow Stern|April 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On the lake a cutthroat trout breaks the surface; pieces of it follow him into the air.Pete Dexter’s Indelible Portrait of Author Norman Maclean|Pete Dexter|March 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But her model for meritocratic social mobility was predicated upon the value of cutthroat individualism.
It was cutthroat all the way through—a policy that made for the rottenness of trade.
Crossed a prairie twelve miles broad and arrived at the house of Rutherford, the second man on the cutthroat list.Narrative of Richard Lee Mason in the Pioneer West, 1819|Richard Lee Mason
We can deal with that old buzzard as freely and as profitably as if we were in a cutthroat pawnshop.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
It was clear that either he or you had to meet this German cutthroat.The Cornet of Horse|G. A. Henty
Once the Stassfurt firms had a falling out and began a cutthroat competition.Creative Chemistry|Edwin E. Slosson