Definition of cookie cutter in English:

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cookie cutter


North American
1A device with sharp edges for cutting biscuit dough into a particular shape.
Example sentences
  • Roll into a thin (0.5 centimeters / 1/4 inch) disc, and use a cookie cutter to take out shapes.
  • Roll this out and cut out your shapes with a cookie cutter.
  • Use a cookie cutter to get the shapes you like, place on a baking sheet.
1.1 [as modifier] Denoting something mass-produced or lacking any distinguishing characteristics: a cookie-cutter apartment in a high-rise building
More example sentences
  • This movie had a cookie-cutter plot and generic characters, which is largely why it failed to succeed.
  • And in a sea of mass production and cookie-cutter sequels, handmade films are an assertion of the importance of the small, the unique and the individual.
  • David's friends, family, and lovers are cookie-cutter characters with paper-thin personalities.

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