short-cut

[shawrt-kuht]

verb (used with object), short-cut, short-cut·ting.

to cause to be shortened by the use of a shortcut.

verb (used without object), short-cut, short-cut·ting.

to use or take a shortcut.

Origin of short-cut

First recorded in 1560–70
Related formsshort-cut·ter, noun
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