Definition of Cut in
1. Verb. Allow someone to have a share or profit. "Sam cannot cut in Sue "
2. Verb. Drive in front of another vehicle leaving too little space for that vehicle to maneuver comfortably. "These cars won't cut in "
3. Verb. Break into a conversation. ; "Her husband always chimes in, even when he is not involved in the conversation"
Specialized synonyms: Disrupt, Interrupt
Generic synonyms: Break Up, Cut Off, Disrupt, Interrupt
4. Verb. Interrupt a dancing couple in order to take one of them as one's own partner. "Jim always cuts in!"
5. Verb. Mix in with cutting motions.
Definition of Cut in
1. Verb. To intrude or interrupt. ¹
2. Verb. (idiomatic) Especially, to dance with someone who is already dancing by replacing his or her partner. ¹
3. Verb. When painting, to paint edges, corners, or trim in preparation for rolling larger areas. ¹
4. Verb. to join a queue in the middle, as opposed to at the back ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Cut in
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1. Report by Tasmania Dept. of Mines (1897)
"In these, known as the Clansman workings, the south lode has only been cut in one or two small shafts, and has been of no value. ..."
2. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)
"Now Rex is safe, it is so droll to fancy the figure he and Primrose would cut—in a lane all by themselves—only a blacksmith running up. ..."
3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1888)
"Therefore, a cut in the upper course, со-  incident with the joint below, would permit any action of the settling of the lower course, through frost or ..."
4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1898)
"The approximate dimensions of the cone in my apparatus are : lower base, 20 cm.; upper base, 15 cm.; height, 3.7 cm. The -cone is cut in two along the axis, ..."