Definition of boilerplate noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

boilerplate

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈbɔɪpleɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɔɪlərpleɪt//
 
[countable, uncountable](North American English)
 
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a standard form of words that can be used as a model for writing parts of a business document, legal agreement, etc. The document is mostly boilerplate. a boilerplate letter
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: boilerplate