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    Don't get so cute, you ain't cute

    Hi
    I heard people say in the movies, " Don't get so cute " & " you ain't cute and I got no time for your lip ". What do they mean? Thank you.

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    Re: Don't get so cute, you ain't cute

    When someone makes a cheeky, sassy or smart-alecky remark, they are often accused of being "cute." Technically speaking, it means making a joking response to a serious situation.

    For example, a shopper is looking through the various turkeys in the large freezer at the supermarket. Not finding one large enough, she asks a store employee:
    "Excuse me, sir, but do these turkeys get any larger?"
    "No, m'am, they're all dead."

    She might then indignantly respond, "Don't get cute with me!"

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    Re: Don't get so cute, you ain't cute

    All mean simply: don't try to be funny when I am serious.

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    Re: Don't get so cute, you ain't cute

    Thank you for your help.

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