What does cutter mean?

Definitions for cutter
ˈkʌt ərcut·ter

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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.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. cutter

    A small single-masted, sharp-built broad vessel, commonly navigated in the English Channel, furnished with a straight running bowsprit, occasionally run in horizontally on the deck; except for which, and the largeness of the sails, they are rigged much like sloops. Either clincher or carvel-built, no jib-stay, the jib hoisting and hanging by the halliards alone. She carries a fore-and-aft main-sail, gaff-topsail, stay-foresail, and jib. The name is derived from their fast sailing. The cutter (as H.M.S. Dwarf) has been made to set every sail, even royal studding-sails, sky-scrapers, moon-rakers, star-gazers, water and below-water sails, that could be set by any vessel on one mast. One of the largest which has answered effectually, was the Viper, of 460 tons and 28 guns; this vessel was very useful during the American war, particularly by getting into Gibraltar at a critical period of the siege.

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  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

Examples of cutter in a Sentence

  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. Tyra Banks:

    Yeah, BanX with an X, because I want me coming out of retirement to be bigger than me, and for me to represent women to say, enough of this cookie-cutter thing.

  4. De Beers:

    An immutable and secure digital trail was created for a selection of rough diamonds mined by De Beers as they moved from the mine to cutter and polisher, then through to a jeweler.

  5. 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.

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