Definitions

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  • v. To make cute.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To form skin.

Etymologies

From Latin cutis ("skin") and faciō ("make"). (Wiktionary)
From cute +‎ -ify, perhaps with influence from beautify. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Unsurprisingly, Lulu targets him and he transforms into "Fancy Dream," in order to "cutify" the entire world.

    AnimeBlogger.net Antenna

  • I've written an introduction post explaining the phenomenon of LOLcats; that they begin with a found cat image file, are then doctored with bold text and LOLspeak to further cutify the animal and have provided a link to the Musical LOLcat slide show complete with click through images and a "memories" midifile.

    Boing Boing

  • Others of similar kind are cutify, uglify and youthify.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

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  • Yeah -- like something the Butcher would say: "I will cutify you if you don't hand over a tonnage of money."

    (But I was originally thinking ['kjutəfaɪ].)

    April 26, 2009

  • It sounds more like a threat that a mugger makes.

    April 26, 2009

  • To make cute.

    April 26, 2009