Last modified on 14 December 2014, at 17:54

cutie pie


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cutie pie (plural cutie pies)

  1. (idiomatic) A cute person.
    Her daughter is such a cutie pie!
    • 1916 November 28, Dopey Dan, “Twixt Love and Safety”, The Washington Herald, page 14:
      Not a chance, Cutie-Pie! I'm still in th' hands o' my Oculist!
  2. A small hand-held radiation meter.
    • 2014, Mary Alice Statkiewicz Sherer, ‎Paula J. Visconti, ‎E. Russell Ritenour, Workbook for Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography (page 23)
      Most hospitals stock cutie pies to monitor radiation contamination levels during an emergency.


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