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cutesy Syllabification: cute·sy
Pronunciation: /ˈkyo͞otsē/

Definition of cutesy in English:

adjective (cutesier, cutesiest)

Cute to a sentimental or mawkish extent: hair pulled back in cutesy little bows
More example sentences
  • Again, this helps to make the relationship between Ken and Sora less cutesy and more sweet.
  • Worse, Filler constantly breaks into cutesy song snippets, a habit that grows less endearing every time it happens.
  • Though Puffy's image is occasionally cutesy, the singers themselves didn't play up the cute.


Example sentences
  • The actor who plays young Joaquin helps - he doesn't suffer from overt cutesiness.
  • The naive feel this album has at first turns quickly to calculated cutesiness.
  • It's clear that the movie intends to recall the beloved A Christmas Story with its mildly irreverent cutesiness, but it plays as an unbearably calculated attempt to yank on our heartstrings.

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