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adj. cute·si·er, cute·si·est Informal
Deliberately or affectedly cute; precious: a cutesy boutique.

cute′si·ness n.
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adj, cutesier or cutesiest
informal chiefly US affectedly cute or coy
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or cute•sie

(ˈkyut si)

adj. -si•er, -si•est. Informal.
forcedly and consciously cute; coyly mannered.
cute′si•ness, n.
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[ˈkjuːtsɪ] ADJ (pej) [person, painting, clothes] → cursi
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[ˈkjuːtsi] adjmignonnet(te), gentillet(te)cut glass nverre m taillécut-glass [ˈkʌtglɑːs] modif
[bowl, vase, mirror] → de cristal taillé, en cristal taillé
[accent] → distingué(e)
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adj (pej inf) personzuckersüß; painting, clotheskitschig
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This choice feels out of place because it is cutesier than the rest of the film.
Absent or significantly reduced are many of the early films' cutesier motifs, such as the animated paintings and ghostly inhabitants (with the delightful exception of Shirley Henderson's Moaning Myrtle).