cutie "cute person," originally especially "attractive young woman," 1917, from dim. of CUTE (Cf. cute).

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  • cutie — CUTÍE, cutii, s.f. 1. Obiect de lemn, de metal, de carton etc. în formă de cub, de paralelipiped etc., gol în interior, în care se păstrează sau care protejează diverse lucruri. ♢ expr. (Scos) ca din cutie = foarte îngrijit îmbrăcat sau prezentat …   Dicționar Român

  • Cutie Q — Screenshot of Cutie Q. Developer(s) Namco Publisher(s) Namco …   Wikipedia

  • cutie — [kyo͞ot′ēpī΄kyo͞ot′ē] n. ☆ [ CUT(E) + IE] Slang a cute person, esp. a pretty girl or young woman: also cutie pie [kyo͞ot′ēpī΄] …   English World dictionary

  • cutie — /kyooh tee/, n. 1. Informal. a charmingly attractive or cute person, esp. a girl or a young woman (often used as a form of address): Hi, cutie. 2. Slang. a. a person who tries to outsmart an opponent, as an athlete who outmaneuvers an opposing… …   Universalium

  • cutie —    Used as an endearment to someone who is thought to be ‘cute’, i.e. attractive and pleasant. ‘Let’s go, cutie,’ says an American prostitute to a client, in The Choirboys, by Joseph Wambaugh. The term is sometimes extended to cutie pie, as in… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • cutie — UK [ˈkjuːtɪ] / US [ˈkjutɪ] noun [countable] Word forms cutie : singular cutie plural cuties informal someone who is attractive …   English dictionary

  • cutie — n. a cute thing or person. (Also a term of address.) □ Your baby is a real cutie. □ Come here, cutie, let me fix your collar …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • cutie — cut|ie cutey [ˈkju:ti] n spoken someone who is attractive and nice ▪ Mark is such a cutie! …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cutie — or cutey noun (plural cuties or cuteys) Etymology: cute + ie Date: 1908 an attractive person; especially a pretty girl …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cutie — noun Term of endearment, typically used to refer to a cute person or animal …   Wiktionary

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