Definition of cutlery
1 : the business of a cutler
2 : edged or cutting tools; specifically : implements for cutting and eating food
Recent Examples of cutlery from the Web
This butch cutlery set will put hairs on your chest.
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First Known Use of cutlery
CUTLERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cutlery for English Language Learners
: sharp tools made of metal (such as knives and scissors) that are used for cutting things
: forks, spoons, and knives used for serving and eating food
CUTLERY Defined for Kids
Definition of cutlery for Students
1 : cutting tools (as knives and scissors)
2 : utensils used in cutting, serving, and eating food
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