Associations to the word «Cutter»


CUTTER, noun. A person or device that cuts (in various senses).
CUTTER, noun. (nautical) A single-masted, fore-and-aft rigged, sailing vessel with at least two headsails, and a mast set further aft than that of a sloop.
CUTTER, noun. A foretooth; an incisor.
CUTTER, noun. A heavy-duty motor boat for official use.
CUTTER, noun. (nautical) A ship's boat, used for transport ship-to-ship or ship-to-shore.
CUTTER, noun. (cricket) A ball that moves sideways in the air, or off the pitch, because it has been cut.
CUTTER, noun. (baseball) A cut fastball.
CUTTER, noun. (slang) A ten-pence piece. So named because it is the coin most often sharpened by prison inmates to use as a weapon.
CUTTER, noun. (slang) A person who practices self-injury.
CUTTER, noun. (obsolete) An officer in the exchequer who notes by cutting on the tallies the sums paid.
CUTTER, noun. (obsolete) A ruffian; a bravo; a destroyer.
CUTTER, noun. (obsolete) A kind of soft yellow brick, easily cut, and used for facework.
CUTTER, noun. A light sleigh drawn by one horse.

Dictionary definition

CUTTER, noun. Someone who cuts or carves stone.
CUTTER, noun. Someone who carves the meat.
CUTTER, noun. Someone whose work is cutting (as e.g. cutting cloth for garments).
CUTTER, noun. A boat for communication between ship and shore.
CUTTER, noun. A sailing vessel with a single mast set further back than the mast of a sloop.
CUTTER, noun. A cutting implement; a tool for cutting.

Wise words

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Nathaniel Hawthorne