- a slice of meat, especially of veal, for broiling or frying.
- a flat croquette of minced chicken, lobster, or the like.
Origin of cutlet
Examples from the Web for cutlet
Historical Examples of cutlet
It comes just in season, for there's not a cutlet left in Raucourt.The Downfall
But only think of him who converts your cutlet into charcoal, and your steak into starch!Nuts and Nutcrackers
Charles James Lever
The pigeon (or chicken) must be opened and stuffed with a cutlet of milk veal.The Italian Cook Book
A whiting or a cutlet—that was all the cooking there was to be done.Germinie Lacerteux
Edmond and Jules de Goncourt
He went to luncheon, swallowed a whiting and half a cutlet, and returned.The Man Who Lost Himself
H. De Vere Stacpoole
- a piece of meat taken esp from the best end of neck of lamb, pork, etc
- a flat croquette of minced chicken, lobster, etc