cutesy

cute·sy

 (kyo͞ot′sē)
adj. cute·si·er, cute·si·est Informal
Deliberately or affectedly cute; precious: a cutesy boutique.

cute′si·ness n.

cutesy

(ˈkjuːtsɪ)
adj, cutesier or cutesiest
informal chiefly US affectedly cute or coy

cute•sy

or cute•sie

(ˈkyut si)

adj. -si•er, -si•est. Informal.
forcedly and consciously cute; coyly mannered.
[1910–15]
cute′si•ness, n.
Translations

cutesy

[ˈkjuːtsɪ] ADJ (pej) [person, painting, clothes] → cursi

cutesy

[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)

cutesy

adj (pej inf) personzuckersüß; painting, clotheskitschig
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