Meaning of cuteness in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkjuːtnəs/


mass noun
  • 1The quality of being attractive in a pretty or endearing way.

    ‘the innocence, exuberance, and overall cuteness of all these children’
    • ‘The show rode solely on the shoulders of its child star's indomitable cuteness.’
    • ‘The studio couldn't possibly have further ratcheted up the cuteness level of the movie.’
    • ‘There is no 'quirky' suburban cuteness here.’
    • ‘I love everything about them: their cuteness, their innocence, their clothes.’
    • ‘For all its cuteness, this is definitely not a comic for children.’
    • ‘The young actress, as the kidnapped girl, has an endearing mix of cuteness and sincerity.’
    • ‘No one can accuse him of having cast these kids for their cuteness of speech or appearance.’
    • ‘Movies about children always run the risk of cuteness, because kids often play to the camera with little self-consciousness.’
    • ‘In place of a legitimate storyline, the picture relies on the cuteness of its pint-sized stars and the charisma of its star to carry the movie.’
    • ‘The dog is cute, but the film relies rather too heavily on his cuteness.’
    1. 1.1North American informal The quality of being sexually attractive.
      • ‘this actress has cuteness written all over her face’
      • ‘The musician was "a geek you could get wasted with, a shy guy whose cuteness cried out for mothering, an arty weirdo with a common touch."’
      • ‘This is no novelty act, playing half-assed rock and getting by on cuteness alone.’
      • ‘Interestingly, most of the chat room discussions focus on his cuteness, and most of the Web sites focus on her sexuality.’
      • ‘Able to use their cuteness to their advantage, they had the crowd eating out of their hands.’
      • ‘Her overbearing cuteness both charms and annoys her friends.’
      • ‘Her direct, active and assertive engagement with the camera was shocking in a land where schoolgirlish giggling and "cuteness" were considered most arousing to men of all ages.’
      • ‘The band's cuteness factor is off the charts, but it feels sort of self-designed, unoriginal and lame.’
      • ‘The artist's first American show plumbed the art world's bottomless fascination with cuteness, female sexuality and Freud.’
      • ‘I saw him as the emcee in Cabaret, and not only does he have cuteness and comic timing going for him, but his German accent is very sophisticated.’
      • ‘Don't act like your scene lacks a contingent of people barely into music, who instead relish a band's "hotness" or "cuteness."’