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box-cutter Syllabification: box-cut·ter

Definition of box-cutter in English:


A thin, inexpensive razor-blade knife designed to open cardboard boxes.
Example sentences
  • In a world of asymmetrical warfare, where terrorists can wreak havoc with simple sticks of dynamite and box-cutter knives, skeptics question the logic of pouring billions into a high-tech global missile shield.
  • Educated, well-off young men, with degrees and laptops, imagine that their box-cutters are the equivalent of seventh-century swords.
  • They were found with box-cutters, hair dye and $20,000 in cash.

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