Definition of Cookie-cutter

1. Adjective. Having the same appearance (as if mass-produced). "A suburb of cookie-cutter houses"

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Definition of Cookie-cutter

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to cookie cutters. ¹

2. Adjective. (idiomatic) , (often disparaging) Looking or seeming identical; created by some standard or common means; often with the implication that the result is common, boring, or not applicable to all needs. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cookie-cutter

cooker hood
cookery book
cookery books
cookie-cutter (current term)
cookie cutter
cookie cutters
cookie dough
cookie doughs
cookie jar
cookie jar reserve
cookie jars
cookie sheet
cookie sheets
cookiecutter shark
cookiecutter sharks

Literary usage of Cookie-cutter

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Diagnosis and Severity of Drug Abuse and Drug Dependence edited by Jack D. Blaine, Arthur M. Horton, Jr., Leland H. Towle (1997)
"THE DEPENDENCE SYNDROME AS A "COOKIE CUTTER" Several questions are raised regarding the extent to which the dependence syndrome concept generalizes across ..."

2. "Dame Curtsey's" Book of Novel Entertainments for Every Day in the Year by Ellye Howell Glover (1907)
"Chicken sandwiches of white bread, brown-bread sandwiches with raisin filling, both cut heart-shape with a cookie-cutter; ..."

3. Artworks for Kids: Grades 1-6 by Evans Joy (2001)
"Dip the cutting edge of the cookie cutter into a puddle of paint on a plate. Then press the cookie cutter on a folded bag or paper. ..."

4. All About My Body: Prek-K by Jo Ellen Moore (2005)
"squeeze tubes of frosting • raisins • rolling pin • baking sheets • gingerbread boy cookie cutter • cooling rack Steps to Follow 1. ..."

5. All About Animals Around the World by Lisa Vitarisi Mathews (2005)
"Roll out the cookie dough onto floured waxed paper and use a rabbit-shaped cookie cutter to make arctic hare cookie shapes. 2. ..."

6. Holiday Art Projects by Betsy Franco, Jo Ellen Moore (1997)
"Cookie cutter method: Press the cookie cutter into the cut end of the potato. Trim off the extra potato with a knife. b. Template method: Trace around the ..."

7. The Adaptive State: Strategies for personalising the public realm by Tom Bentley, James Wilsdon (2003)
"This is reflected in various trends: the ‘cookie cutter' approach, ... The ‘cookie cutter' approach One has to spend very little time reading regional ..."

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