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twee

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adjective \ˈtwē\

Simple Definition of twee

  • : sweet or cute in a way that is silly or sentimental

Full Definition of twee

chiefly British

  1. :  affectedly or excessively dainty, delicate, cute, or quaint <such a theme might sound twee or corny — Times Literary Supplement>

Examples of twee

  1. The movie was a bit twee for my taste.



Origin of twee

baby-talk alteration of sweet


First Known Use: 1905

Rhymes with twee

b, be, bee, c, cay, cee, Cree, d, dee, Dee, dree, e, fee, flea, flee, free, g, gee, ghee, glee, gree, he, key, Key, knee, lea, lee, me, mi, p, pea, pee, plea, pree, quay, re, Rhee, scree, sea, see, she, si, ski, spree, sri, t, tea, tee, the, thee, three, ti, tree, Twi, v, vee, we, wee, whee, ye, z, zee


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