affectedly dainty or quaint: twee writing about furry little creatures.
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How to use twee in a sentence
They won’t eat drink all the seltzers you have in the fridge and they never make noise when you’re trying to watch your favorite twee baking competition show.The best watering cans to keep your plants thriving all year round | Sarah Horaczek | October 14, 2021 | Popular-Science
It just seemed a bit twee to me in an era of sophisticated data modeling, social-media targeting and brute-force tweets from an incumbent President.Surprising Data Shows Political Letter-Writing Still Gets Out the Vote | Philip Elliott | October 1, 2021 | Time
Kelley and Lorey smartly balance elements that will appeal to teens and adults alike, avoiding too many twee moments without going over the heads of the tweens who’ve historically been the core audience for most live-action Disney shows.Big Shot Is a Surprisingly Lovable Sports Drama From Franchise-Crazy Disney+ | Judy Berman | April 16, 2021 | Time
Pollan and the like did usher in a new slow food, farm-to-table movement across certain classes, which at its best produced incredible meals with a mind to being sustainable and at its worst was insufferably twee.
Her style, much like her diminutive nickname, is best described as “Hamptons twee”—preppy and peppy.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze | Lizzie Crocker | January 9, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Murdoch is proud of the end product, no matter how many find it “twee”…whatever that means.Stuart Murdoch's 'God Help the Girl' Does Something Pretty (and Something Twee) | Melissa Leon | September 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I have spent an hour on the phone with Marc Spitz, the author of twee, having him explain twee.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Lost in Translation are twee.
In a sense, all vintage toys are twee, but I have a personal distaste for Legos that I cannot explain.
Wilt gij zoo goed zijn, twee boterhammetjes en twee glaasjes melk te brengen?The Further Adventures of O'Neill in Holland | J. Irwin Brown
It was twee-tweesh-ke-way, the plover, flying along the beach; in another moment the great glittering waters lay before them.American Indian Fairy Tales | Anonymous
Selecting one of the choicest sparrows, the hawk took it away to eat, after which the others came out crying, 'twee-twee!'The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Stories | Leo Tolstoi
Daar twee kijven hebben ze beiden schuld—When two quarrel both are to blame.
Lisping, twee-twee-zee call notes, like a hushed whispered whistle, are the only sounds the visitors make.Birds Every Child Should Know | Neltje Blanchan
British Dictionary definitions for twee
British excessively sentimental, sweet, or pretty
- tweely, adverb
- tweeness, noun
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