Pronunciation: (kyOO'tē),[key] —n. 1. Informal.a charmingly attractive or cute person, esp. a girl or a young woman (often used as a form of address): Hi, cutie. 2. Slang. a. a person who tries to outsmart an opponent, as an athlete who outmaneuvers an opposing player: The tackle was a real cutie when blocking on trap plays. b. a clever or cunning maneuver: He pulled a cutie.