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 Every Ari/Big Sean shipper dreams about these two cuties walking down the aisle one day, given their unbelievable cuteness. Noelle Devoe, Seventeen, "Are Ariana Grande and Big Sean Thinking About Marriage?!," 25 Feb. 2015 But the cooing, large-eared, green cutie pie stole hearts aplenty as a character in what new series on Disney Plus? Washington Post, "Quiz: How well did you keep up with business news in 2019?," 18 Dec. 2019 But over the course of the soon-to-be-nine-episode movie saga (plus the first season of the Disney+ TV series The Mandalorian), viewers have definitely been introduced to some unforgettable cutie pies. Megan Mccluskey, Time, "Ranking the Cutest Star Wars Characters of All Time, From Ewoks to Baby Yoda," 18 Dec. 2019 Caleb Eberhardt is an actor who plays Landon, who is a kind of hapless cutie-pie [laughs], for lack of a better word, who has a crush on Riley and wants to be a good man, and is struggling and sorting out what that means in 2019. Clark Collis,, "Director Sophia Takal calls her Black Christmas remake a 'fiercely feminist film'," 26 Nov. 2019 This song goes out to all the would-be lovers who know their club cutie won't be around in the am. Kat Bein, Billboard, "Okay, Diplo Remixed Niall Horan's 'Nice To Meet Ya' and Now It's a '90s House Hit: Listen," 7 Nov. 2019 The cutie regularly makes appearances on her parents’ Instagram accounts, and has pretty much cemented her status as a social media superstar. Grace Gavilanes,, "Chanel, Behati, Chrissy and More: Supermodels Who Are Also Supermoms!," 14 Aug. 2019 Clearly, Hannah's thinking about her childhood: View this post on Instagram Wish me luck, y’all. #thebachelorette 🌹 A post shared by Hannah Brown (@alabamahannah) on Mar 12, 2019 at 9:00pm PDT Such a cutie! Katherine J. Igoe, Marie Claire, "What Is Hannah Brown Doing After The Bachelorette?," 1 July 2019 Prince or not, one thing is certain: Archie is a total cutie. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "Here's Why Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Decided to Name Their Son Archie," 8 May 2019

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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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15 Jan 2020

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“Cutie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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informal : an attractive person : a cute person

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