cutting board


Definition of cutting board

: a board on which something (such as food or cloth) is placed for cutting

Examples of cutting board in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Meanwhile, butter 1 side of each bread slice, then lay the slices buttered-side down on a cutting board. Star Tribune, "Sunday Supper: Apple and Mustard Grilled Cheese Sandwiches," 16 Oct. 2020 Newton used a wooden cutting board, a pan and a metal broom to strike the victim, Ocampo said. Teri Figueroa, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Guilty plea from Oceanside man, 67, accused of fatally beating a friend," 8 Sep. 2020 Instead, follow his tips for creating your own stunning setup: First, start with a decorative base, like a large cutting board or piece of marble. Emma Bazilian, House Beautiful, "Your Guide to Hosting a Super-Stylish, Stress-Free Thanksgiving," 30 Oct. 2020 Remove from packaging and place on a cutting board., "Recipe: Cornish Game Hen 3 Ways: Smoked, Grilled and Oven Roasted," 5 Oct. 2020 Transfer turkey to clean cutting board and let rest at least 10 minutes before slicing. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Roast Turkey Breast," 10 Sep. 2020 Starting halfway up, cut down along the cob with a chef’s knife, releasing the kernels onto the cutting board. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "What to do with all the fresh corn popping up right now," 10 Sep. 2020 Transfer the corn to a cutting board and the jalapeños to a paper bag to steam for 5 minutes. Meredith Deeds Special To The Star Tribune, Star Tribune, "Grilled nachos will satisfy some Minnesota State Fair cravings," 2 Sep. 2020 Having a decent chef's knife, or a big enough cutting board, or a couple of sturdy pans will not only make cooking for yourself easier and more efficient but more fun too. Amiel Stanek, Bon Appétit, "The 12 Essential Kitchen Tools You Absolutely Need," 20 Aug. 2020

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'cutting board.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of cutting board

1639, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about cutting board

Time Traveler for cutting board

Time Traveler

The first known use of cutting board was in 1639

See more words from the same year

Statistics for cutting board

Last Updated

24 Nov 2020

Cite this Entry

“Cutting board.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for cutting board

cutting board


English Language Learners Definition of cutting board

US : a wooden or plastic board on which foods (such as meats and vegetables) are cut

Comments on cutting board

What made you want to look up cutting board? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • a traditional thanksgiving dinner
  • November comes from a word for which of the following numbers?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!