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

2 senses of cutting edge

Sense 1
vanguard, forefront, cutting edge -- (the position of greatest importance or advancement; the leading position in any movement or field; "the Cotswolds were once at the forefront of woollen manufacturing in England"; "the idea of motion was always to the forefront of his mind and central to his philosophy")
       => position, view, perspective -- (a way of regarding situations or topics etc.; "consider what follows from the positivist view")

Sense 2
knife edge, cutting edge -- (the sharp cutting side of the blade of a knife)
       => edge -- (a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object; "he rounded the edges of the box")

Antonyms of adj cutting_edge

1 sense of cutting-edge

Sense 1
up-to-date, cutting-edge, with-it -- (in accord with the most fashionable ideas or style; "wears only the latest style"; "the last thing in swimwear"; "cutting-edge technology"; "a with-it boutique")

INDIRECT (VIA fashionable) -> unfashionable, unstylish -- (not in accord with or not following current fashion; "unfashionable clothes"; "melodrama of a now unfashionable kind")

Similarity of adj cutting_edge

1 sense of cutting-edge

Sense 1
up-to-date, cutting-edge, with-it -- (in accord with the most fashionable ideas or style; "wears only the latest style"; "the last thing in swimwear"; "cutting-edge technology"; "a with-it boutique")
       => fashionable (vs. unfashionable), stylish -- (being or in accordance with current social fashions; "fashionable clothing"; "the fashionable side of town"; "a fashionable cafe")

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