One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a band of robbers and cut-throats’
murderer, killer, assassin, butcher, liquidator, executioner
North American informal button man
murderous, homicidal, death-dealing, savage, brutal, violent, bloody, bloodthirsty, fierce, ferocious, vicious, barbarous, cruel
2‘advertising is a cut-throat business’
ruthless, merciless, pitiless, unfeeling, relentless, aggressive
North American informal badass
dog-eat-dog, fiercely competitive, intensely competitive
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