adjective, cut·er, cut·est.
- cute as a button,
- cutesy pie,
- (of a romantic couple) to meet for the first time in a charming or amusing way: In this type of movie the boy and girl always meet cute.
- Also meet-cute.a situation or occasion when potential romantic partners meet for the first time in a charming or amusing way: a classic Hollywood meet cute; his meet-cute with Jane in the bookstore.
Origin of cute
Examples from the Web for cuter
He wanted it to be cuter because it was Christmastime, and he wanted it to be sweet.Michel Gondry on ‘Mood Indigo,’ Kanye West, and the 10th Anniversary of ‘Eternal Sunshine’|Marlow Stern|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He is cunning enough, but I'm cuter nor he—I have him in my power, so I have!Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10)|Maria Edgeworth
"The Crummies announcer is cuter," Barby explained patiently.The Electronic Mind Reader|John Blaine
Brent's hand first found the gun, and gripping it by the barrel he brought it crashing down on Cuter's head.Snowdrift|James B. Hendryx
Word Origin for cute
1731, "clever," shortening of acute; informal sense of "pretty" is 1834, American English student slang. Related: Cuteness.