cutie

[ kyoo-tee ]
/ ˈkyu ti /

noun

Informal. a charmingly attractive or cute person, especially a girl or a young woman (often used as a form of address): Hi, cutie.
Slang.
  1. 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.
  2. a clever or cunning maneuver: He pulled a cutie.

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Sometimes cut·ey .

Origin of cutie

An Americanism dating back to 1760–70; cute + -ie
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British Dictionary definitions for cutie

cutie

cutey

/ (ˈkjuːtɪ) /

noun slang

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