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

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No one will ever guess that this cutie doubles as a work and gym bag. NBC News, "The 10 best gym-to-office bags," 7 June 2019 Nothing can stop the cutie pie from getting into mischief with his siblings! Katherine J. Igoe, Marie Claire, "Kate Middleton Admits to a Scary, Relatable Mishap With the Very Active Prince Louis," 15 May 2019 On paper, this love story about a poor artist from Liverpool named June and a rich American girl named Lucy at the height of the Vietnam war is your standard rich-girl-falls-for-a-cutie-from-the-wrong-side-of-the-tracks story. Noelle Devoe, Seventeen, "10 Sad Movies to Watch on Netflix When You're Going Through A Breakup," 3 Oct. 2017 And #sidenote: front #cornerbooth... the sight of the #firstkiss with the cutie that is now my husband! Maya Mcdowell, House Beautiful, "From Surprise Wedding to Baby Ever, Leanne Ford & Erik Allen Ford's Love Story Is So Sweet," 20 Mar. 2019 With so many cuties on campus, you're bound to develop a fun spring crush—or two! Lesley Rowland, Seventeen, "How To Be The Girl He Remembers," 19 Mar. 2013 While a handful of celebrity romances fall to miserable rubble all around us right now, let’s start concentrating on these two cuties. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Zoë Kravitz Celebrates Engagement to Karl Glusman With a Sweet Instagram Post," 13 Nov. 2018 Luna Aura) The sun glistens off the pool water and the sunglasses of some cutie across the way. Kat Bein, Billboard, "20 Poolside Songs For Summer," 5 June 2018 According to WCCO CBS Minnesota, the man heard the baby cat crying earlier in June, swooped the cutie up and brought her home. Saryn Chorney,, "Good Samaritan Brings Home Rescue Kitten with Strange Meow and Very Big Paws, Discovers It's a Baby Bobcat," 18 June 2018

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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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18 Jun 2019

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The first known use of cutie was in 1908

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English Language Learners Definition of cutie

informal : an attractive person : a cute person

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