Definition of Cutter

1. Noun. Someone who cuts or carves stone.

Exact synonyms: Stonecutter
Generic synonyms: Quarrier, Quarryman

2. Noun. Someone who carves the meat.
Exact synonyms: Carver
Generic synonyms: Diner
Derivative terms: Carve

3. Noun. Someone whose work is cutting (as e.g. cutting cloth for garments).
Specialized synonyms: Garment Cutter, Gem Cutter, Glass Cutter, Glass-cutter
Generic synonyms: Skilled Worker, Skilled Workman, Trained Worker
Derivative terms: Cut

4. Noun. A boat for communication between ship and shore.
Exact synonyms: Pinnace, Ship's Boat, Tender
Generic synonyms: Boat
Specialized synonyms: Gig

5. Noun. A sailing vessel with a single mast set further back than the mast of a sloop.
Generic synonyms: Sailing Ship, Sailing Vessel

6. Noun. A cutting implement; a tool for cutting.
Exact synonyms: Cutlery, Cutting Tool
Specialized synonyms: Bolt Cutter, Cigar Cutter, Die, Edge Tool, Glass Cutter, Tile Cutter
Generic synonyms: Cutting Implement
Derivative terms: Cut

Definition of Cutter

1. n. One who cuts; as, a stone cutter; a die cutter; esp., one who cuts out garments.

Definition of Cutter

1. Noun. A person or device that cuts ¹

2. Noun. (nautical) A single-masted, fore-and-aft rigged, sailing vessel with at least two headsails, and a mast set further aft than that of a sloop. ¹

3. Noun. A heavy-duty motor boat for official use. ¹

4. Noun. (nautical) A ship's boat, used for transport ship-to-ship or ship-to-shore. ¹

5. Noun. (cricket) A ball that moves sideways in the air, or off the pitch, because it has been cut. ¹

6. Noun. (baseball) A cut fastball. ¹

7. Noun. (slang) A ten pence piece. So named because it is the coin most often sharpened by prison inmates to use as a weapon. ¹

8. Noun. (slang) A person who practices self-injury. ¹

9. Noun. A light sleigh drawn by one horse. ¹

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Definition of Cutter

1. one that cuts [n -S] - See also: cuts

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cutter

cuts in
cuts it
cuts off
cuts one's losses
cuts out
cuts someone some slack
cuts up
cutter (current term)
cutting angle
cutting bait

Literary usage of Cutter

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"A rotary cutter in the metal art, called the Brown & Sharpe metal cutter, ... The counsel for appellants admits that that rotary cutter "bears a close ..."

2. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1864)
"The cutter kept up her firing for a short time, when, finding that she would ... The Chesapeake, as she boro down upon the cutter, fired her two guns at her ..."

3. American Machinists' Handbook and Dictionary of Shop Terms: A Reference Book by Fred Herbert Colvin, Frank Arthur Stanley (1909)
"cutter 3 zj 3f 2j to 3* Rad. Circle TV to No. Teeth 14 i> 10 CONCAVE AND CONVEX ... cutter 2 2} to Dia. Circle to 2 ANGULAR cutterS Dia. of cutter No. ..."

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