Meaning of CUTTHROAT in English

CUTTHROAT

n. & adj.

--n.

1. a murderer.

2 (in full cutthroat razor) a razor having a long blade set in a handle and usu. folding like a penknife.

3 a species of trout, Salmo clarki, with a red mark under the jaw.

--adj.

1. (of competition) ruthless and intense.

2 (of a card-game) three-handed.

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.