noun cut·ter \ˈkə-tər\

: a person, machine, or tool that cuts something

: a boat on a ship that is used for carrying supplies or passengers to and from the shore

: a small sailing boat with one mast

Full Definition of CUTTER

:  one that cuts:
a :  one whose work is cutting or involves cutting
b (1) :  an instrument, machine, machine part, or tool that cuts
(2) :  a device for vibrating a cutting stylus in disc recording; also :  the stylus or its point
a :  a ship's boat for carrying stores or passengers
b :  a single-masted fore-and-aft rigged sailing vessel
c :  a small armed vessel in government service
:  a light sleigh

First Known Use of CUTTER

15th century
CUTTER Defined for Kids


noun cut·ter \ˈkə-tər\

Definition of CUTTER for Kids

:  someone or something that cuts <a diamond cutter> <a cookie cutter>
:  a boat used by warships for carrying passengers and stores to and from the shore
:  a small sailing boat with one mast
:  a small military ship <a coast guard cutter>
July 04, 2015
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