Definition of 'cutlery'

See related content

French Translation of "cutlery"
French Translation of "cutlery"
Word lists "America"
Word lists "America"
Pronunciation Playlists
Pronunciation Playlists
Word of the day : faites vos jeux
Word of the day : faites vos jeux
Spanish Translation of "cutlery"
Spanish Translation of "cutlery"
NEW from Collins!
NEW from Collins!
Easy Learning English Grammar
Easy Learning English Grammar

Example sentences containing 'cutlery'

These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Don't eat without cutlery or out of a box. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Around eight per cent admit they have used the wrong cutlery. The Sun (2008)The experience helped convince him of the benefits of a matching set of curved cutlery and crockery. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Plastic cutlery need not look like it has been lifted from the office canteen. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They will also eat with plastic cutlery. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The absence of cutlery and crockery leaves no reason to entertain at home. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Add bright napkins and plastic cutlery to make lunch fun. The Sun (2011)The glasses and cutlery were all in the right place. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Holiday lets must be fully furnished and have a kitchen stocked with crockery and cutlery. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Lay the table properly with shiny cutlery and sparkling glasses. The Sun (2015)He was equally offended by people's use of cutlery. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He also produced cutlery and crockery, much of which is still manufactured. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The company distributes workplace equipment such as napkins, plastic cutlery and the like. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Cups, cutlery and crockery are straightforward. The Sun (2013)I had a friend who was a lodger and was given plastic crockery and cutlery to use. Times, Sunday Times (2012)As a hostess she served her guests food with contemporary cutlery off contemporary crockery, all purchased from young designers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The idea is to DIY and to avoid having to lay the picnic table with cutlery. Times, Sunday Times (2010)For the first course proper, we all grab our glasses and cutlery, and move seats. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Use proper cutlery and crockery, not disposable, and avoid individually wrapped portions. Times, Sunday Times (2007)One doctor said: 'Every time she sat down for a meal she would ignore the food and eat the cutlery. The Sun (2009)Men shout and bang their cutlery on plastic tables, with half an eye on the TV screen behind a steel grille. Times, Sunday Times (2014)

Word Lists


Trends of 'cutlery'

Used Occasionally. cutlery is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

View usage over:

Translations for 'cutlery'

British English: cutlery /ˈkʌtlərɪ/ NOUN
The knives, forks, and spoons that you eat with are referred to as cutlery.
We had to eat our breakfast with plastic cutlery.
  • American English: flatware
  • Arabic: سَكاكِيـن و مَلاَعِق وشَوْكات
  • Brazilian Portuguese: talher
  • Chinese: 餐具
  • Croatian: pribor za jelo
  • Czech: příbor
  • Danish: bestik
  • Dutch: bestek
  • European Spanish: cubiertos
  • Finnish: ruokailuvälineet
  • French: couverts
  • German: Besteck
  • Greek: μαχαιροπίρουνα
  • Italian: posate
  • Japanese: 食卓用ナイフ・フォーク・スプーン類
  • Korean: 칼붙이
  • Norwegian: bestikk
  • Polish: sztućce
  • European Portuguese: talheres
  • Romanian: tacâmuri
  • Russian: столовые приборы
  • Spanish: cubiertos
  • Swedish: bestick
  • Thai: มีด ช้อนและส้อม
  • Turkish: çatal, bıçak, kaşık
  • Ukrainian: столові прибори
  • Vietnamese: dao thìa dĩa


Definition of cutlery from the Collins English Dictionary
New collocations added to dictionary
Collocations are words that are often used together and are brilliant at providing natural sounding language for your speech and writing.
Read more
The moon is at the forefront of our minds as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s ‘small step’ on 20th July, 1969. This month, we’ve been exploring lunar terminology, as well as looking at how the moon has woven itself into the fabric of our everyday language.
Read more
Study guides for every stage of your learning journey
Whether you're in search of a crossword puzzle, a detailed guide to tying knots, or tips on writing the perfect college essay, Harper Reference has you covered for all your study needs.
Read more
Collins English Dictionary Apps
Download our English Dictionary apps - available for both iOS and Android.
Read more
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Read more
Word lists
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Read more
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.
Read more
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
Read more
New collocations added to dictionary
Collocations are words that are often used together and are brilliant at providing natural sounding language for your speech and writing.
Read more
Create an account and sign in to access this FREE content
Register now or login in to access