[ verb in-ter-kuht, in-ter-kuht; noun in-ter-kuht ]

verb (used without object),in·ter·cut, in·ter·cut·ting.
  1. to cut from one type of shot to another, as from a long shot to a closeup.

verb (used with object),in·ter·cut, in·ter·cut·ting.
  1. to insert (shots from other scenes, flashbacks, etc.) into the narrative of a film.

  2. to interrupt the narrative of (a film) with shots from other scenes, flashbacks, etc.: Compare crosscut.

  1. a film sequence or scene produced by intercutting.

Origin of intercut

First recorded in 1605–15; inter- + cut

Words Nearby intercut Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use intercut in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for intercut


/ (ˌɪntəˈkʌt) /

verb-cuts, -cutting or -cut
  1. films another word for crosscut

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