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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.
See also: cookie, cutter
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Virginia Lowell's ONE DEAD COOKIE: A COOKIE CUTTER SHOP MYSTERY (9780425260692, $7.99) provides the fourth book in the Cookie Cutter Shop mystery series, this revolving around a batch of special cookies and a murder.
These paper delights are easy to make using a cookie cutter as a pattern, and even small hands can participate.
Spray or wipe a cookie cutter with oil, and place it on a foil-covered cookie sheet.
Press a cookie cutter into the dough, then carefully lift it off.
A Cookie Cutter Historical Museum is located in Joplin, Mo.
Dip the cutting edge of a cookie cutter into white heavy body acrylic paint (sold at art stores in 4-oz.
A cookie cutter is a device used to maintain a consistent pattern of cookies cut from dough.
Use a cookie cutter to cut the animal (or other) shape into the bread.
A beam of xenon ions then cuts through the chip's photoresist-free parts like a cookie cutter, producing the 2 million multilayered microcylinders.
The image looks very much like the outline of a cookie cutter. Imaging technology screening is safe for all travelers, and the technology meets all known national and international health and safety standards.
LIKE A COOKIE CUTTER, a paper stencil reproduces shapes that are reliably the same.