Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun cutthroat

1 sense of cutthroat

Sense 1
cutthroat -- (someone who murders by cutting the victim's throat)
       => murderer, liquidator, manslayer -- (a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being))

Antonyms of adj cutthroat

1 sense of cutthroat

Sense 1
cutthroat, fierce, bowelless -- (ruthless in competition; "cutthroat competition"; "bowelless readiness to take advantage")

INDIRECT (VIA merciless) -> merciful -- (showing or giving mercy; "sought merciful treatment for the captives"; "a merciful god")

Similarity of adj cutthroat

1 sense of cutthroat

Sense 1
cutthroat, fierce, bowelless -- (ruthless in competition; "cutthroat competition"; "bowelless readiness to take advantage")
       => merciless (vs. merciful), unmerciful -- (having or showing no mercy; "the merciless enemy"; "a merciless critic"; "gave him a merciless beating")

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