cut·​ie | \ ˈkyü-tē How to pronounce cutie (audio) \
variants: or cutey
plural cuties or cuteys

Definition of cutie

: an attractive person especially : a pretty girl

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Examples of cutie in a Sentence

Her boyfriend's a real cutie. in her days as a chorus girl she was a real cutie
Recent Examples on the Web With more than 11,000 glowing reviews on Amazon, this green-skinned, big-eared cutie is like getting all the magic of The Child but none of the hassle of having to dodge danger on the reg, like the show's titular bounty hunter. Shayna Murphy, USA TODAY, "This Baby Yoda plush doll is one of the hottest toys of 2020—and it's at a big discount," 13 Nov. 2020 The yellow cutie, who the pair named Tarzan, seems to already be very happy in his new home. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello Just Took a Major Step and Got a Puppy Together," 4 Nov. 2020 Sweet granddaughter Chloe is along for the ride again too, and fans can’t wait to see what that cutie pie serves up this season. Amy Mitchell, Country Living, "'Chrisley Knows Best' Announced All-New Season 8 Episodes and No One is Prepared for the Drama," 3 Nov. 2020 Disney+’s big hit series returns with the masked bounty hunter, who’s name turns out to be Din Djarin, on a new mission: returning The Child — that little cutie fans instantly nicknamed Baby Yoda — to his home. Jim Kiest,, "Watch the new season of ‘The Mandalorian’ at home streaming on Disney+ starting Friday," 27 Oct. 2020 Both of these cutie pies are very sweet and love to play. The Arizona Republic, "Peony and more pets up for adoption in Phoenix-area shelters this week," 25 Sep. 2020 At every restaurant there’s a babbling little cutie trying to play peekaboo with you from the adjacent booth., "Fertility Diary: I’m In My 20s & My Partner & I Both Struggle With Fertility," 31 Aug. 2020 The Scamp owners have no problem hauling their little cutie on long trips. Chris Riemenschneider, Star Tribune, "Minnesotans remodel their vintage camper trailers just in time for the pandemic," 28 Aug. 2020 The 5-year-old cutie, who lives with Drew Wojcik of Birmingham, was chosen in a social media campaign that drew tens of thousands of entries, according to a publicist. Mary Colurso |, al, "Meet Doris, calendar girl and ‘All-American Dog’ from Alabama," 18 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of cutie

1908, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cutie

cute + -ie

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The first known use of cutie was in 1908

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24 Nov 2020

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“Cutie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of cutie

informal : an attractive person : a cute person

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