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adjective as in artsy-craftsy

adjective as in cloying

adjective as in twee

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Stylus lets you install themes on your favorite websites—you can make even the soberest of news outlets look like a cutesy kawaii shop.

The new Scream resists the urge to make Sam the killer, a choice that would be a cutesy callback to the original in a less confident franchise.

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This cutesy and quirky pillow adds visual interest to any hypochondriac’s home.

It also gets a smart facelift, going from cutesy to cutting edge.

The Washington Post’s Peeps diorama contest may be no more, but we at The Style Invitational chirped right up with our own, decidedly less cutesy replacement featuring the Brood of 2021 — call them the Antipeeps.

A good commercial Christmas song must avoid being too sentimental or too cutesy.

And there are vast stretches of the nation that have yet to be carpet-bombed with cutesy shops.

The blowouts have cutesy names fitted to the bar theme like “The Manhattan” and “Straight Up.”

In the end, Kasper presents the artist as a cutesy-pie clown that others can ogle at will.

The cutesy illustrations on the smartly designed site are paired with the wry wit featured in columns like “Misogynist Soup.”


On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cutesy, such as: artistic, arty-crafty, flaunting, and pretentiously artistic.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.