adjective, cute·si·er, cute·si·est. Informal.
forcedly and consciously cute; coyly mannered: cutesy greeting cards, with animals peeking from behind flowers.
- cute as a button,
- cutesy pie,
- cuthbert, saint
Origin of cutesy
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adjective cutesier or cutesiest
informal, mainly US affectedly cute or coy
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"artificially or annoyingly cute," by 1968, from cute (adj.).
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