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Twankay
Twas
twat
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Tweedsmuir
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twee definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: affectedly dainty or refined [syn: dainty, mincing, niminy-piminy, prim, twee]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: baby-talk alteration of sweet Date: 1905 chiefly British affectedly or excessively dainty, delicate, cute, or quaint <such a theme might sound twee or corny Times Literary Supplement>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. (tweer; tweest) Brit. usu. derog. affectedly dainty or quaint. Derivatives: tweely adv. tweeness n. Etymology: childish pronunc. of SWEET

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

If you say that something is twee, it is pretty or sentimental in a way that you think is excessive or silly. (BRIT) ADJ: usu v-link ADJ [disapproval]



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