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Appearing to be mass-produced; identical in appearance: cookie-cutter tract housing in suburbia.


(Cookery) 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.


lacking individuality; mass-produced: cookie-cutter tract houses.
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Adj.1.cookie-cutter - having the same appearance (as if mass-produced); "a suburb of cookie-cutter houses"
same - closely similar or comparable in kind or quality or quantity or degree; "curtains the same color as the walls"; "two girls of the same age"; "mother and son have the same blue eyes"; "animals of the same species"; "the same rules as before"; "two boxes having the same dimensions"; "the same day next year"
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Other chapters include a special examination of the notorious bite of these cats with a mechanical bite-simulator; pathology among sabercats; the first detailed description of Xenosmilus hodsonae, which had short-legs and cookie-cutter dentition; reconstructing the appearance and behavior of sabercats by extrapolating their musculature from skeletal clues; a detailed description of Xenosmilus ischyrus; taxonomic overview of Homotherium; and evidence of sabercats traveling to North and South America.
Chock-full of many creative options for managing your own self-directed IRA, this book is the perfect primer for those looking to venture out of cookie-cutter IRA products.
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Bossert's blog ``graduated'' this year, when he grew tired of the cookie-cutter limitations of his Google-powered blog and hired a webmaster to run the site independently.
Essential to the developer's vision of producing a traditional urban neighborhood was avoiding a cookie-cutter similarity among so many residences.
I sought someone who didn't fall back on cookie-cutter diagnoses because my history was anything but cookie-cutter.
With constant changes in regulations and the multiple moving parts contained in these plan designs, there is no cookie-cutter formula for implementing and maintaining a company's NQDC program.
How can the IRS ensure the independence of Appeals (as mandated by RRA) while intimating that valuation disputes--which are inherently factual--can be resolved in a formulary, cookie-cutter manner?
brings a welcome burst of enthusiasm and creativity to the current major label epidemic of cookie-cutter garage and new wave-influenced rock outfits.
It is easy to picture the scene in motion and envision the cookie-cutter houses circling in lazy eddies, bumping into each other gently.
Kids Who Think Outside The Box: Helping Your Unique Child Thrive In A Cookie-cutter World is inspirational.
Travis will be a great future gay leader for posing the hard questions, for speaking his mind, and for not taking the same cookie-cutter gay stance on every issue that we all seem forced into for fear of not being "gay" enough.