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Definition of cute adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (cuter, cutest)
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  1. 1pretty and attractive a cute little baby an unbearably cute picture of two kittens (= it seems sentimental )
  2. 2(informal) sexually attractive Check out those cute guys over there!
  3. 3(informal) showing intelligence, but often in an annoying way because a person is trying to get an advantage for him or herself She had a really cute idea. Don't get cute with me!
adverb to smile cutely
noun [uncountable]
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: cute