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box cutter

noun

Simple Definition of box cutter

  • : a small tool that is made for opening cardboard boxes and that has a very sharp blade that can be pushed in and out of its case

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of box cutter

  1. :  a small cutting tool that is designed for opening cardboard boxes and typically consists of a retractable razor blade in a thin metal sheath

1977

First Known Use of box cutter

1977


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