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English definition of “cute”


adjective uk   /kjuːt/ us  

cute adjective (ATTRACTIVE)

(especially of something or someone small or young) pleasant and attractive: He's got a really cute baby brother.AttractiveSexual attractionSmart and elegant

cute adjective (CLEVER)

US wishing to seem clever, sometimes in a rude or unpleasant way: Don't be cute with me, Vicki.IntelligencePerceptive
adverb uk   /ˈkjuː us  
AttractiveSexual attractionSmart and elegant
noun [U] uk   /ˈkjuːt.nəs/ us  
Attracting and temptingAttractiveSexual attraction
(Definition of cute from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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