What does cutter mean?

Definitions for cutterˈkʌt ər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word cutter.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. stonecutter, cutter(noun)

    someone who cuts or carves stone

  2. cutter, carver(noun)

    someone who carves the meat

  3. cutter(noun)

    someone whose work is cutting (as e.g. cutting cloth for garments)

  4. tender, ship's boat, pinnace, cutter(noun)

    a boat for communication between ship and shore

  5. cutter(noun)

    a sailing vessel with a single mast set further back than the mast of a sloop

  6. cutter, cutlery, cutting tool(noun)

    a cutting implement; a tool for cutting


  1. cutter(Noun)

    A person or device that cuts

  2. cutter(Noun)

    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.

  3. cutter(Noun)

    A heavy-duty motor boat for official use.

    a coastguard cutter.

  4. cutter(Noun)

    A ship's boat, used for transport ship-to-ship or ship-to-shore.

  5. cutter(Noun)

    A ball that moves sideways in the air, or off the pitch, because it has been cut.

  6. cutter(Noun)

    A cut fastball.

  7. cutter(Noun)

    A ten pence piece. So named because it is the coin most often sharpened by prison inmates to use as a weapon.

  8. cutter(Noun)

    A person who practices self-injury.

  9. cutter(Noun)

    A light sleigh drawn by one horse.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cutter(noun)

    one who cuts; as, a stone cutter; a die cutter; esp., one who cuts out garments

  2. Cutter(noun)

    that which cuts; a machine or part of a machine, or a tool or instrument used for cutting, as that part of a mower which severs the stalk, or as a paper cutter

  3. Cutter(noun)

    a fore tooth; an incisor

  4. Cutter(noun)

    a boat used by ships of war

  5. Cutter(noun)

    a fast sailing vessel with one mast, rigged in most essentials like a sloop. A cutter is narrower end deeper than a sloop of the same length, and depends for stability on a deep keel, often heavily weighted with lead

  6. Cutter(noun)

    a small armed vessel, usually a steamer, in the revenue marine service; -- also called revenue cutter

  7. Cutter(noun)

    a small, light one-horse sleigh

  8. Cutter(noun)

    an officer in the exchequer who notes by cutting on the tallies the sums paid

  9. Cutter(noun)

    a ruffian; a bravo; a destroyer

  10. Cutter(noun)

    a kind of soft yellow brick, used for facework; -- so called from the facility with which it can be cut


  1. Cutter

    Cutter may refer to several types of nautical vessels: ⁕In frequent modern usage, a cutter is a small- or medium-sized vessel whose occupants exercise official authority. Examples are harbor pilots' cutters and cutters of the U.S. Coast Guard or UK Border Agency. ⁕As traditionally used in the context of sailing vessels, a cutter is a small single-masted boat, fore-and-aft rigged, with two or more headsails and often a bowsprit. The cutter's mast may be set farther back than on a sloop. ⁕Cutter also sometimes refers to a small boat serving a larger boat, to ferry passengers or light stores between larger boats and the shore. This type of cutter may be powered by oars, sails or a motor.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cutter in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cutter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Anthony Sadler:

    The three of us beat up the guy, in the process, Spencer gets slashed multiple times by the box cutter, and Alek takes the AK away.

  2. Anthony Sadler:

    My friend Spencer Stone immediately gets up to charge the guy, in the process, Spencer gets slashed multiple times by the box cutter.

  3. Police Chief David Brown:

    With police-involved shootings now in this country, we’re very hypercritical of every officer’s actions. But the suspect was armed with a box cutter, the officer used deadly force as a last resort.

  4. Jacob A. Riis:

    Look at a stone cutter hammering away at his rock, perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred-and-first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not the last blow that did it, but all that had gone before.

  5. Anthony Sadler:

    I woke up to basically people ducking and then I was, like, 'Why is everybody ducking?' and then, when I turned round to look, he, the gunman, had just entered the car with the AK and then I was, like: 'This is really happening', we just all ran back there and we tried to do whatever we could to try and beat him up so he didn't shoot anybody. He pulled out a box cutter and cut Spencer a couple of times but beside that we just tried to do whatever we could.

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