cut a poor figure(redirected from cutting a poor figure)
cut a poor figure
To appear in a way or make an impression that causes oneself to be regarded unfavorably by others. You'll cut a poor figure at the job interview if you wear jeans.
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cut a fine, poor, sorry, etc. ˈfigurehave a fine, etc. appearance: In his brand new uniform he cut a fine figure.
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