cookie cutter(redirected from a cookie cutter)
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.
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