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English definition of “twee”

twee

adjective     /twiː/ mainly UK informal disapproving
artificially attractive or too perfect : The village has escaped all modern developments , yet without becoming twee or ' preserved '.Not attractive to look atSerious and unpleasant
(Definition of twee adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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