[koo k-ee-kuht-er] /ˈkʊk iˌkʌt ər/
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.
a shape with a sharp edge for cutting individual biscuits from a sheet of dough
resembling many others of the same kind: a row of cookie-cutter houses
(also cookie-cut) Identical and unoriginal; standardized; stereotyped: Each store is a cookie-cutter copy, laid out according to plans devised at the corporate headquarters/ I’d never want to read that kind of cookie-cut magazine
- Cookie file
operating system A collection of fortune cookies in a format that facilitates retrieval by a fortune program. There are many cookie files in public distribution, and site admins often assemble their own from various sources. [Jargon File] (1997-01-07)
noun 1. a jar or other container for storing cookies. 2. such a container used for storing money. Idioms 3. have one’s hand in the cookie jar, Informal. to take or attempt to take advantage of one’s position by demanding or accepting favors or bribes: They suspected the mayor’s assistant had his hand in the […]
- Cookie monster
noun phrase Someone who is voracious and destructive: The policy got eaten up by a Cookie Monster named Richard Darman, director of OMB [1970s+; fr a televison hand-puppet character so named who noisily devours huge amounts of cookies] recreation (From the children’s TV program “Sesame Street”) Any of a family of early (1970s) hacks reported […]
noun 1. a device, operating in a manner similar to that of a syringe, in which dough is inserted in a chamber and extruded, by means of a plunger, through one of a number of interchangeable dies to form a shaped cylinder that is sliced into individual cookies.