Twee meaning

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Overly precious or nice.
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Affectedly clever, dainty, sweet, etc.
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(UK, pejorative) Overly quaint, dainty, cute or nice.

Those Beatrix Potter animals are a little twee for my taste.

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Origin of twee

  • Alteration of tweet baby-talk alteration of sweet

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From a childish pronunciation of sweet. The Oxford English Dictionary records the first use in 1905 in Punch.

    From Wiktionary