cookie-cutter

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Cookie cutters.

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cookie + cutter

Adjective[edit]

cookie-cutter (comparative more cookie-cutter, superlative most cookie-cutter)

  1. Of or pertaining to cookie cutters.
  2. (idiomatic, often disparaging) Looking or seeming identical; created by some standard or common means; often with the implication that the result is common, boring, or not applicable to all needs.
    The subdivision was nothing but row after row of cookie-cutter houses.
    I don't think a cookie-cutter solution will work in all cases.

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