Learner's definition of CUTE
1 : having a pleasing and usually youthful appearance
What a cute [=adorable] baby!
a cute [=pretty] pink dress
She's as cute as a button! [=very cute]
2 chiefly US, informal : attractive in a sexual way
chiefly US, informal
3 a : clever in an appealing way b : clever in a way that annoys people 4 chiefly US, informal : trying too hard to be pleasant or likable