verb (used with object), short-cut, short-cut·ting.
verb (used without object), short-cut, short-cut·ting.
Words nearby short-cut
Origin of short-cut
OTHER WORDS FROM short-cutshort-cut·ter, noun
Examples from the Web for short-cut
First, Obama offered that there is “no short-cut to democracy” and that he could not utilize executive orders to bypass Congress.
But at least the illusion of a short-cut to individual and national wealth has been dispelled.
Society's shoddy geometry gives a short-cut for "my lady's maid" to become "my lady."The Little Lady of Lagunitas|Richard Henry Savage
We have left the broad and safe high-road; Mr. Parker having, in an evil moment, bethought himself of a short-cut.Nancy|Rhoda Broughton
Introduce a radical disturbance, like the Panama short-cut, and everything begins to happen.Prowling about Panama|George A. Miller
The frigate sailed into a side channel, thinking it would find a short-cut and so head them off.Stories of Our Naval Heroes|Various
A road which branches to the right offers a short-cut to Camp Curry, about three-quarters of a mile distant.Guide to Yosemite|Ansel Hall