cookie cutter: Meaning and Definition of

cook'ie cut"ter

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a device, usually of metal, for cutting shaped forms, as circles or stars, for cookies from dough that has been rolled flat.


Pronunciation: (kook'ē-kut"ur), [key]
— adj.
  1. having the same configuration or look as many others of a given kind; identical: rows of cookie-cutter houses.
  2. lacking individuality; stereotyped or formulaic: a novel filled with cookie-cutter characters.
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