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box cutter

[ boks-kuht-er ]
/ ˈbɒks ˌkʌt ər /
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noun
a small cutting tool consisting of a retractable razor blade in a metal or plastic holder, designed for opening cardboard cartons.
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Origin of box cutter

First recorded in 1825–30 in the sense of a person who cuts boxes; current sense dates from 1950–55
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British Dictionary definitions for box cutter

box cutter

noun
a knife-like tool with a short retractable blade
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