cut·​ler ˈkət-lər How to pronounce cutler (audio)
: one who makes, deals in, or repairs cutlery

Examples of cutler in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Highlights from the collection include a teapot and mugs, elephant pineapple plates, and cutler sets with chopsticks—all hand-painted and shipped directly from Northern Thailand. Megha McSwain, Chron, 5 Dec. 2022 Dinner options include a fish fry with a choice of beer battered Cod dinner or grilled Mahi dinner, breaded pork cutler, Pad Thai, New York strip steak or pan seared chicken. Emily Deletter, The Enquirer, 11 Mar. 2022 This triumph of the cutler’s art has 19 tools and 31 functions. David E. Petzal, Field & Stream, 18 Sep. 2020 Randall Model 3 Founded in 1937, Randall Made Knives is the largest and most famous custom cutler in the world. David E. Petzal, Field & Stream, 16 Feb. 2019 In Sheffield, for centuries the center of British scissors making, the contemporary cutler and corset maker Grace Horne makes scissors both classic and fanciful, among them a set of murderous blades in tribute to this double role. Hettie Judah, New York Times, 15 Feb. 2018 Why does jay cutler have a job but not Colin Kaepernick? Sam Mellinger, kansascity, 15 Aug. 2017 See More

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Word History


Middle English, from Anglo-French cuteler, from Late Latin cultellarius, from Latin cultellus

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cutler was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Cutler.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition


cut·​ler ˈkət-lər How to pronounce cutler (audio)
: one who makes, sells, or repairs cutlery
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