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cutesy

[kyoot-see] /ˈkyut si/
adjective, cutesier, cutesiest. Informal.
1.
forcedly and consciously cute; coyly mannered:
cutesy greeting cards, with animals peeking from behind flowers.
Also, cutesie.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; cute + -sy
Related forms
cutesiness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for cutesie

cutesy

/ˈkjuːtsɪ/
adjective cutesier, cutesiest
1.
(informal, mainly US) affectedly cute or coy
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Word Origin and History for cutesie

cutesy

adj.

"artificially or annoyingly cute," by 1968, from cute (adj.).

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Slang definitions & phrases for cutesie

cutesey

adjective

Designedly attractive in a pert way; overtly charming: and the children cutesy freaks/ Dutch doors, partly ivy-covered, and mostly cutesy

noun

: The author oversimplifies everything and gets carried away with his own cutesies (1970s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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