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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

cute +‎ -ie.

NounEdit

cutie (plural cuties)

  1. A cute person or animal.
    • 2009, Sara Roahen, Gumbo Tales: Finding My Place at the New Orleans Table (page 239)
      Before every visit, I'm convinced that the tourists will have used all the napkins, the pigeons will have roosted beneath the chairs, the sidewalk musicians will be playing classic rock, the servers will all be high school cuties []

Usage notesEdit

  • Often used as a term of endearment.

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Etymology 2Edit

A brand name of a particular cultivar of orange.

NounEdit

cutie (plural cuties)

  1. A clementine: a small, waxy-peeled orange hybrid cultivar that is easy to peel by hand.
  2. (by extension) Any small mandarin orange variety such as a tangerine or a satsuma.

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish قوطی(kutu, kutı), from Greek κουτί (koutí).

NounEdit

cutie f (plural cutii)

  1. box (rectangular container)

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