a piece of metal or plastic shaped in the outline of an animal, geometric figure, etc., used for cutting cookies from dough rolled out in a thin sheet
Informal of or designating something regarded as indistinguishable from, or monotonously similar to, others of its kind
A device for cutting flattened cookie dough into shapes before baking.
Appearing to be mass-produced; identical in appearance: cookie-cutter tract housing in suburbia.
(comparative more cookie-cutter, superlative most cookie-cutter)
- Of or pertaining to cookie cutters.
- (idiomatic, often disparaging) Looking or seeming identical; created by some standard or common means; often with the implication that the result is common, boring, or not applicable to all needs.
- The subdivision was nothing but row after row of cookie-cutter houses.
- I don't think a cookie-cutter solution will work in all cases.