(noun, adjective)


1. ruthless in competition

- cutthroat competition

Similar word(s): merciless, unmerciful, bowelless, fierce

Sentences with cutthroat as an adjective:

- He found that playing cutthroat Spades was much more difficult than playing with a partner.

- Law is a cutthroat business, you always have to look out to see who is trying to outdo you.


1. someone who murders by cutting the victim's throat

Definition categories: person, liquidator, manslayer, murderer