- Informal. a charmingly attractive or cute person, especially a girl or a young woman (often used as a form of address): Hi, cutie.
- 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
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Examples from the Web for cuties
Stated simply and carnally: “There are some cuties on there [Tinder].”Does Sex Really Distract Olympians?
February 16, 2014
- a person regarded as appealing or attractive, esp a girl or woman
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Word Origin and History for cuties
"cute person," originally especially "attractive young woman," 1917, from diminutive of cute.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper