(as) cute as a button

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of (as) cute as a button

informal
:very cute
  • Your nephew is cute as a button!

Word by Word Definitions

cute play
  1. : clever or shrewd often in an underhanded manner

  2. : impertinent, smart-alecky

  3. : attractive or pretty especially in a childish, youthful, or delicate way

  1. : the quality or state of being cute or cutesy

button play
  1. : a small knob or disk secured to an article (as of clothing) and used as a fastener by passing it through a buttonhole or loop

  2. : a usually circular metal or plastic badge bearing a stamped design or printed slogan

  3. : something that resembles a button: such as

  1. : to furnish or decorate with buttons

  2. : to pass (a button) through a buttonhole or loop

  3. : to close or fasten with buttons


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