[kyoot-see] /ˈkyut si/
adjective, cutesier, cutesiest. Informal.
forcedly and consciously cute; coyly mannered:
"cutesy greeting cards, with animals peeking from behind flowers."
Also, cutesie.
1910–15; cute + -sy
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cutesiness, noun
Example Sentences for cutesy
While this is objectively interesting, the cutesy wink to the reader at the end is both predictable and patronizing.
His only tiny worry was that a too perfect couple might come across as more cutesy than ha-ha funny.
His prose is tinny, and the mentions of his children dull and cutesy.
So the point is that you're here to build a road and not make a little cutesy structure.
The cutesy tone of this blog is quite grating considering the way citizens are treated by your employees.
And that scowl perfectly contrasts with his super-cutesy heart-shaped nose.
Few things are more grating than a vain dullard trying to be cutesy and witty in a public forum.
British Dictionary definitions for cutesy
cutesy (ˈkjuːtsɪ)
adj , cutesier, cutesiest
informal chiefly (US) affectedly cute or coy

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Word Origin and History for cutesy
"artificially or annoyingly cute," by 1968, from cute.
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