[ kyoo-tee ]
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  1. Informal. a charmingly attractive or cute person, especially a girl or a young woman (often used as a form of address): Hi, cutie.

  2. Slang.

    • 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

An Americanism dating back to 1760–70; cute + -ie
  • Sometimes cut·ey . Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use cutie in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for cutie



/ (ˈkjuːtɪ) /

  1. a person regarded as appealing or attractive, esp a girl or woman

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