cutout cutout  /ˈkə ˌtaʊt/


  1. (n) a switch that interrupts an electric circuit in the event of an overload
  2. (n) a photograph from which the background has been cut away
  3. (n) a part that is cut out or is intended to be cut out


  1. Three of them on a Halloween flight from New York to Miami displayed a cardboard cutout of a wrinkled witch in boots and military-type jacket with a Fly Me button.
  2. Hoover, who has gained 24 kg since November 2005, sees his cardboard cutout every day in his garage.


  1. The Cricket

    Sean is the movie critic and columnist for The Salt Lake Tribune. Follow him on Twitter @moviecricket. If you don't know why it's appropriate for Salt Lake City ceramic artist Randi Lile to have a life-size cardboard cutout of Patrick Swayze at her booth at the Utah Arts Festival , think about it for a second.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  2. Dress up your table with placemats to suit any style

    Artist Lian Ng makes paper placemats with clever and charming cutout designs such as trees, safari animals, hearts and butterflies that are inspired by children's pop-up books. Mats are sold in packs of ten at
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Everett Herald

  3. Mariah Carey Flaunts Her Slim Figure In A Bikini For New Video

    The singer looks flawless as she flaunts her new, slim figure in a black cutout bathing suit for her upcoming music video.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: HollywoodLife


  1. "I wish we had a cardboard cutout of [Crawford] that we could just place out on the floor, because I know they would guard that," Thomas said. "Having him around reminds you of what you are missing."
    on Apr 3, 2007 By: Isiah Thomas Source: Newsday

  2. "Much of the nation worships a cardboard cutout that it calls Martin Luther King, while the Baptist preacher who lived, and breathed and bled under that name for 39 years, goes anonymous, unremarked and unknown, even though we've had a day set aside...
    on Jan 21, 2008 By: Leonard Pitts Source: Mason City Globe Gazette

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