Cull - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |kĘŚl|  American pronunciation of the word cull
Brit.  |kĘŚl|  British pronunciation of the word cull

noun

- the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality (syn: reject)

verb

- remove something that has been rejected
- look for and gather (syn: pick, pluck)

Examples

He culls his herd annually.

The town issued hunting licenses in order to cull the deer population.

...the unbruised apples will be packed in bags, and the culls will be used for cider...

The data had been culled from a variety of sources.

cull the sick members of the herd

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: cull
he/she/it: culls
present participle: culling
past tense: culled
past participle: culled
noun
singular: cull
plural: culls
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