cutting board


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Transfer to a cutting board and, using two forks, shred the meat, transfer to a bowl and toss with any juices that have accumulated in the pan. Ellie Krieger, Washington Post, 2 Mar. 2023 Buy one that's made to fit over your sink, like this solid maple cutting board. Matt Jancer, WIRED, 25 Feb. 2023 Wood cutting board, $16.99 Farmhouse on Main Charcuterie boards are still on trend for entertaining and this simple wood cutting board makes the perfect display for a creative and delicious display. Barbara Haddock Taylor, Baltimore Sun, 25 Feb. 2023 Transfer the spinach to a cutting board and coarsely chop. Robin Miller, The Arizona Republic, 7 Oct. 2022 Transfer to a wire rack and let cool for at least 10 minutes before carefully inverting onto a large platter, cutting board or sheet pan. Allison Robicelli, Washington Post, 8 Feb. 2023 Transfer to cutting board and let rest at least 5 minutes before slicing. Kate Merker, Good Housekeeping, 13 Jan. 2023 Using foil overhang, transfer lemon bar to cutting board. Woman's Day, 10 Jan. 2023 Transfer bird to cutting board to rest for at least 10 minutes. Melissa Clark, San Diego Union-Tribune, 21 Dec. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1639, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cutting board was in 1639

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Cite this Entry

“Cutting board.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

Kids Definition

cutting board

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