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Definition of "cutlery" [cut•ler•y]

  • Cutting instruments and tools. (noun)
  • Utensils such as knives, forks, and spoons used as tableware. (noun)
  • The occupation of a cutler. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cutlery" in a sentence
  • "Says The Ragbag, "half the fun of hybrid cutlery is the peculiar names.""
  • "She collected two glasses and some cutlery from the tray on the bar."
  • "This peerless piece of cutlery is jointly made for Cabela's by Gerber and Bell & Carlson, and is so good that none of you are worthy of it."