adjectiveBritish chiefly • derogatory
- Excessively or affectedly quaint, pretty, or sentimental: although the film’s a bit twee, it’s watchableMore example sentences
- The restaurant is spacious and pretty without being twee and the adjoining low-ceilinged pub is comfy, cosy and welcoming.
- The shops are twee and cute and sell a million varieties of soap; you could browse for a lifetime upgrading your T-shirt collection.
- The one ride I know that is incredibly twee and sweet is called ‘Its a Small World’.
early 20th century: representing a child's pronunciation of sweet.