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 As could this beachy blue option, and this fringed cutie. Courtney Thompson, CNN Underscored, "The coolest Target home products under $100," 23 Feb. 2021 Show the curly-haired cutie in your life some appreciation for their stunning, textured locks with this comprehensive kit for wash day. Marissa Miller, USA TODAY, "15 amazing Valentine's Day gifts to buy from Black-owned brands," 4 Feb. 2021 Specifically, cutie couple Blake and Gwen’s 2021 reboot of the long-running corny country musical variety show Hee-Haw. Billboard Staff, Billboard, "25 Things We'd Like to See Happen in 2021," 14 Jan. 2021 This cuddly cutie comes with a detachable tail and Eeyore’s signature detailing, making for the perfect gift for baby, toddler or Hundred Acre Wood fan of any age. Arielle Tschinkel, USA TODAY, "Disney is having a huge holiday sale with extra savings through today only," 9 Nov. 2020 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

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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

6 Mar 2021

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“Cutie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of cutie

informal : an attractive person : a cute person

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