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

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 This budget-friendly cutie-pie is ideal for small spaces like bathrooms and kitchens. Lynn Redmile, Good Housekeeping, 27 Apr. 2022 The author regularly and tragically applies cutie-pie neologisms to the remote past. Graham Hillard, National Review, 31 Mar. 2022 Mid-investigation, Knight swings by Kasie's (Diona Reasonover) lab and finds our favorite scientist playing video games with a glasses-wearing cutie named Piper. Sara Netzley,, 29 Mar. 2022 Energetic and fun-loving, this senior cutie prefers to run around in the yard and would enjoy nothing more than a play session with her favorite humans each day. The Republic, The Arizona Republic, 18 Mar. 2022 The Cincinnati Bengals quarterback is definitely the MVC (most valuable cutie) of the NFL right now. Elizabeth Logan, Glamour, 7 Feb. 2022 Interested adopters can view available pets, like cutie pie Cleo, and schedule an appointment online at The Arizona Republic, 18 Feb. 2022 Watch this little cutie find the courage to make friends for the first time. Alexandra Meeks, CNN, 25 Jan. 2022 Channing Tatum is appearing in a new buddy comedy, and his costar is a cutie. Kelli Bender,, 4 Feb. 2022 See More

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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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Last Updated

5 May 2022

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“Cutie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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