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cute

adjective [-er/-est only]  /kjut/ us  

cute adjective [-er/-est only] (CHARMING)

(esp. of something or someone small or young) charming and attractive: She was a really cute baby. Something described as cute is attractive and pleasant: She had a cute apartment with a little garden.

cute adjective [-er/-est only] (DECEIVING)

disapproving too carefully designed to get approval or appear attractive, and therefore seeming dishonest: [+ to infinitive] He thinks it’s cute to misbehave, but it’s not.
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