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An adjective in Japanese meaning " pretty; cute; lovely; charming; dear; darling; pet" It's stem is two kanji meaning "can love". It is commonly used by anime and manga fans.
Chibiusa-chan's new outfit is so kawaii!
Lisaによって 2003年06月04日(水)

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Means "cute" or "pretty" in Japanese. Grossly overused by fat wapanese dorks in their futile attempts to woo their school's female Japanese exchange student(s).
Reality Check: Native Japanese don't use the word "kawaii" as much as you dorks do. Shut it down.
D. Arseによって 2004年08月05日(木)

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1) A Japanese word meaning cute.
2) Not to be confused with "Kowai", which means "scary".
Anonymousによって 2003年05月27日(火)

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Means 'cute' in Japanese. Horrendously overused by fangirls on anything chibi. ANYTHING. Because they feel the need to repeat the three Japanese words they know OVER AND OVER. And they LEARNED said Japanese words by watching 'Naruto' in Japanese on YouTube ALL THE TIME.
KAWAII! I know Japanese now!
Blue Ruseによって 2006年10月04日(水)

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Kawaii - Adjective, Japanese in origin

Kawaii is Japanese for "cute". Many japanese culture/entertainment fans have taken the word and added it to their lingo to be used in english conversation.

It can be used in several sentence patterns, including a question such as "Kawaii ne?" meaning "Cute, isn't it?"
"My Domo-kun plushie is so kawaii!!"

"Kawaii!!!!" (Upon seeing a picture of an underage japanese schoolgirl)

"Kawaii ne?" (A cosplayer showing off his/her costume to others, or vainly looking in the mirror)
Seifuruによって 2006年01月25日(水)

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Kawaii is the word "cute" in japanese.
We are super kawaii. <<super cute!>>
reddishによって 2005年02月26日(土)

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YES, kawaii can be used for all these things - But Guys, PLEASE don't say it for cool and nifty and for family members and all that!! Only little girls can say everything's cute!! You'll get wierd looks!
SirGuy: "Well, you're new Look's rather kawaii mister Male! *giggle*"
MrMale: "U...Uh..."
SirGuy: "I have to hang with my kawaii bro, so I'll be seein you later!"
MrMale: "AAAUGH!!"*weep*
Tanmaによって 2004年05月01日(土)

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