Cutting insult NYT Crossword Clue

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Cutting insult Crossword Clue Answer is…

Answer: BURN (4D)

This clue last appeared in the NYT Crossword on April 19, 2024. If you need help with other clues, head to our NYT Crossword April 19, 2024 Hints page. You can also find answers to past NYT Crosswords.

Today's NYT Crossword Answers

# Clue
33A Gist
61A Unspecified amount
5D "Show me"
20D Hack (off)
27D Let off the gas, with "up"
28D Springtime event, typically
35D Surprise, F.B.I.-style
37D Concern for a library patron or expectant parent
40D Blow up
43D Holiday celebrated with lion dancing
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Clue & Answer Definitions

  • CUTTING (noun)
    1. an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine
    2. the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge
  • CUTTING (adjective)
    1. (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character
    2. painful as if caused by a sharp instrument
  • BURN (noun)
    1. pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
    2. a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
  • BURN (verb)
    1. undergo combustion
    2. use up (energy)

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  1. Brisn

    Barb is a cutting insult. Burn is…well, a burn.

    1. Jorge A. Aguilar

      Hey there =) I think there is some confusion here, a burn is a bit of new age speak (or old, as the term ‘burn’ fluctuated throughout the decades) for being unkind and likely to hurt someone’s feelings. This is the same thing as a cutting insult. It’s semantics =)