(as) cute as a button

Definition of (as) cute as a button


  1. :  very cute Your nephew is cute as a button!

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  clever or shrewd often in an underhanded manner

    :  impertinent, smart-alecky

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

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

    :  an instance of cuteness or cutesiness

  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

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

    :  something that resembles a button: such as

  1. :  to furnish or decorate with buttons

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

    :  to close (the lips) to prevent speech

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