Definition of cutler in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkʌtlə/


A person who makes or sells cutlery.
Example sentences
  • In New York, Lucas & Shepard, white smiths and cutlers from Birmingham and Sheffield, made ‘steel pads with sets of bits.’
  • Two suggestions for the guild are the cutlers (who would use ivory for handles) and locksmiths (for whom both elephants and castles would symbolise security).
  • Mirror makers, picture framers, artists, cutlers, wig-makers, glass sellers, haberdashers and tailors all jostled for business alongside numerous coffee houses and taverns.


Middle English: from Old French coutelier, from coutel 'knife', from Latin cultellus, diminutive of culter 'knife, ploughshare'. Compare with coulter.

Words that rhyme with cutler


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Line breaks: cut¦ler

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