Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CUTTHROATS

Called to see Gatewood, the first man on the list of cutthroats.

What are you doing with this gang of cutthroats and banditti?

How, above all, in this place, in this den of thieves and cutthroats?

I say we, for I was beginning to take a place in this band of cutthroats when my grandfather died.

"Our honorable leader" is not always the captain of a band of cutthroats.

He's up to mischief—that's to bring up the other cutthroats!

I was at his mercy, with his cutthroats alongside and the gallows at the back of it.

Better that than for her to be carried off by these cutthroats.

A murmur of admiration ran through the company of cutthroats.

Page 4, changed "cut-throats" to "cutthroats" for consistency.