Definition of scissor cut in English:

scissor cut

noun

  • 1A cut made with scissors.

  • 2A picture, especially a silhouette, created by cutting paper with scissors or a knife.

  • 3US. A haircut given with scissors rather than a razor.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Berrow's Worcester Journal. From the singular of scissors + cut.

Pronunciation

scissor cut

/ˈsɪzə kʌt/