- having the same configuration or look as many others of a given kind; identical: rows of cookie-cutter houses.
- lacking individuality; stereotyped or formulaic: a novel filled with cookie-cutter characters.
- a device, usually of metal, for cutting shaped forms, as circles or stars, for cookies from dough that has been rolled flat.
Origin of cookie cutter
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Contemporary Examples of cookie-cutter
Eric Cantor was a noxious, cookie-cutter, U.S. Chamber, GOP hypocrite.Now Let’s Replace All the Other Big-Spending Eric Cantors
June 11, 2014
There is no cookie-cutter plan for social media; you have to find what appeals most to your specific audience.How to Win at Crowdfunding
April 27, 2014
They just want a safe desk job and a decent salary and a cookie-cutter house in the suburbs.Consumer Tech Is Doomed!
January 9, 2013
Kelly, who began her career as a lawyer, is far from a cookie-cutter anchor.Bright Future for Fox News Anchor Megyn Kelly, Election Night Star
November 12, 2012
The housing, largely, is in pop-up communities, “cookie-cutter things that are typical of suburbia,” says Zeitler.Aurora, Colorado: Small Town Shaken by ‘Dark Knight’ Shooting
July 21, 2012
- a shape with a sharp edge for cutting individual biscuits from a sheet of dough
- resembling many others of the same kinda row of cookie-cutter houses