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1. obsolete A nose that is hooked in shape. A: "Well, I certainly hope that I don't pass my cheese-cutter on to our children—your dainty button nose is far more becoming." B: "Oh, but I like your nose, darling."
2. obsolete A hat shaped like a wedge. A: "What's up with those funny hats, Grandpa?" B: "We called those cheese-cutters, my dear. They were very in vogue once upon a time, believe it or not."
3. rude slang Someone who farts or has farted. No cheese-cutters allowed in the car. I don't want to have to smell it all the way home!
1. noun A tool used to cut dough into shapes for cookies. I used a heart-shaped cookie cutter for these Valentine's cookies—aren't they adorable?
2. adjective Identical to other things. In this usage, the phrase is typically hyphenated. I want a unique house, not one of those cookie-cutter boxes that looks like every other one on the block. We need to make sure we have a website that stands out from the crowd. It can't just be some cookie-cutter design, or it will get lost in the shuffle.
One who cancels a traditional cable subscription and replaces it with other entertainment sources, such as streaming services, a la carte programming, etc. I never thought I'd be a cord-cutter, but once traditional cable got too expensive, I decided to go that route.
dated slang A nickname for the side cap (a foldable military cap also known as a garrison cap or flight cap) worn by members of the Unites States Navy or Marine Corps. Sometimes hyphenated. Primarily heard in US. I asked my grandpa what the funny little hat was called in his pictures from the war, and he said it was his piss cutter. We all tucked out piss-cutters into our belts as we entered the room.
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n. an extraordinary person; someone who can do the impossible. (Usually objectionable.) Sam is a real piss-cutter when it comes to running. I ain’t no piss-whiz, just your average guy.
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