From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cute \Cute\ (k[=u]t), a. [An abbrev. of acute.]
   1. Clever; sharp; shrewd; ingenious; cunning. [Colloq.]
      [1913 Webster]

   2. pleasantly attractive, in a delicate way; -- said of
      children, young ladies, pet animals and some objects, but
      seldom of adults; as, a cute child; a cute kitten; a cute
      little house; a cute statue.

   3. smart-alecky or impertinent; as, a cute remark.

   4. affectedly clever. --RHUD
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