- Informal. a charmingly attractive or cute person, especially a girl or a young woman (often used as a form of address): Hi, cutie.
- a person who tries to outsmart an opponent, as an athlete who outmaneuvers an opposing player: The tackle was a real cutie when blocking on trap plays.
- a clever or cunning maneuver: He pulled a cutie.
Origin of cutie
Examples from the Web for cutie
Cutie and Bullie get happy endings, but Noriko and Ushio still live in reality.It’s Complicated For Cutie & the Boxer
February 5, 2014
On her website, she declares her love for her four dogs, Timmy, Tommy, Katie, and Cutie.Veena Malik: She’s Outspoken, Savvy, and Topless—and She’s Shaking Up Pakistan
Asra Q. Nomani
December 13, 2011
But this time she sang her original song, “Cutie Patootie,” in which she brags about her various TV appearances.Inside the Toddler Fashion Show
September 16, 2011
Example: "There's one huge grenade launcher, there's one grenade, and then there's one cutie."The Real Jersey Dictionary
August 2, 2010
Father Cutie was then called in to take over the South Beach parish.Sins of the Fathers
October 2, 2009
As he lifted the cover and looked in the basket, "Cutie's" pupils enlarged and she shrank from him.The Dude Wrangler
He dropped the paper he was reading when she wandered in, and won her at once by not calling her "Cutie."We Can't Have Everything
Well, then, cutie pie,Uncle Michael is a secret service man.Dorothy Dixon and the Double Cousin
I want to prove I can do something besides being a vulgar little 'Kitty the Cutie.'The Clarion
Samuel Hopkins Adams
- a person regarded as appealing or attractive, esp a girl or woman
Word Origin and History for cutie
"cute person," originally especially "attractive young woman," 1917, from diminutive of cute.