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cutesy

or cute路sie

[ kyoot-see ]
/ 藞kyut si /
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adjective, cute路si路er, cute路si路est.Informal.
forcedly and consciously cute; coyly mannered: cutesy greeting cards, with animals peeking from behind flowers.
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Origin of cutesy

First recorded in 1910鈥15; cute + -sy

OTHER WORDS FROM cutesy

cute路si路ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for cutesy

cutesy
/ (藞kju藧ts瑟) /

adjective cutesier or cutesiest
informal, mainly US affectedly cute or coy
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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