Alright I'm 20 years old but probably look like I'm 18 because I have a baby face. I'm 5'8", 160 lbs., physically fit, and instead of being hot I always hear that I'm cute. To me its not a good thing, I'd much rather be hot or sexy to girls because the type of guys that girls say that about are usually chased by girls. I'm just curious on what the ladies mean when they say a guy is cute. Is it a good thing?
Is cute a good thing?
What Girls Said 27
Yes being cute is a good thing, sometimes us girls just don't know what else to say but cute, at least to me cute is the same thing as hot or sexy so no worries6
I like cute guys- when I'm with them I feel sparkly and adorable, like the cute factor for me is multipllied with a cutie just being nearby. Plus, I feel safe and protected and cherished. Being cute is a definate good thing- typically, you guys have really nice personalities.
Hotties tend to be jerks and sexy guys tend to have STDs, so stay cute!3
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Being called cute is a good thing. Even if a guy is super good-looking, I might still call him cute because there is something about him (in his personality, mannerisms, etc.) that I find really attractive. In other words, there is some other interesting trait about him that draws me to him other than his physical appearance.3
If I like a guy, I normally look at him and say 'he's cute/hot'. Both are good :) if you're cute you'll still have girls chasing you. Btw, most girls say cute because they don't want to seem too forward with a guy, many girls probably find you hot, they just don't say it.4
fishing for compliments? j/k
I rarely (if ever) say hot. I say cute first. Guys have come back saying "I don't want to be cute" so I will correct myself and say sexy instead. But in my head they are the same thing... its just that cute comes to mind first.
I would also consider her tone and her age too. If she's young and/or says you're cute more often in a omg-look-at-that-puppy tone she might not think you are as hot. If she is older and/or says you're cute in a more down to earth tone, she probably means sexy but said cute out of habit.1
a lot of times girls and guys have different definaitions for cute. When a guy says a girl is cute that is exactly what he thinks. But girls a lot of time will use cute as a similie and interchange it with fine, hot, sexy, adorable, or whatever. I've seen hot guys and said "man, he is cute." With us, cute is a GOOD thing :-)0
Cute means that he's got it going for him...everywhere...personality, looks, charm, etc. Usually cute guys are really great! Cute is good! :)3
if I called a guy cute, it means I think he's adorable or someone I can get along with, or I'm flirting, something like that I guess0
Yes it's a lot better than being considered ugly, plain-looking, or just average. That's what I think about myself - usually I'm considered "cute" and I'm thankful for that both because I used to not be told that like I am now and because a lot of guys now are crushing on me just because of that.
Also girls really aren't supposed to "chase" guys but really the other way around so just be a man and go after the girls you like!0
Cute is often better than hot. In my opinion at least, hot often embodies only the physical aspects while cute typically includes personality as well.4
Judging by your picture, you're definitely the "cute" type, and that's certainly not a bad thing. Cute guys are unique and quirky and are really fun to be around. Of course I dig the hotties too but each of them's got something different. BUT since you are cute, don't let your mind get too sucked into "am I cute or hot?" because then you'll become self-absorbed and no matter how "hot" or "cute" a guy is, being self-absorbed ALWAYS ALWAYS ALWAYS puts them on the 'NOOO THANKS" list. BLECH.0
If I say a guy is Cute it is a GREAT thing. Cute guys tend to be nicer and more attractive when it comes to a relationship then hott or sexy guys. Hott guys tend to have bigger egos which is a turn off to most girls. Girls who chase Hott or sexy guys are more likely to get hurt then finding a cute guy who respects women who find him attractive. I dated a guy with the biggest baby face, he still has not grown out of it (and I doubt he ever will) but he was the sweetest and most giving guy I ever dated. On contrast I dated a "hott" guy who was the biggest man whore. Not only did he cheat on me with his ex, he got her pregnant. Cute = Much Better. In my opinion.0
I'm sorry, girls may THINK they are paying a compliment to a guy by saying "cute", but they may as well castrate the poor man. Cute is not a good term. If a girl is deeply attracted to a man, she'll find a different term. I hate the word cute, but I hand the term to my guy friends that are completely sibling-like in my eyes... not good news for you. Maybe they say that because you're smaller (I don't mean that as a cut down, but 5'8" isn't very tall for a guy. So while you're proportionate and well toned, you're still smaller than 6'0", which is what taller girls look for).
You want a woman that describes you as- irresistable, handsome, dashing, tantalizing, etc... ;)
cute is definately positive! It's a real compliment coming from a girl... means that you are worth loving basically.0
I love cute guys! I'm 20 and people say I look 14 so it kinda sucks but I never get called hot only cute.0
you look cute! but I would say you're hot lol1
Cute is waaay better than hot. Yeah, hot guys are great to look at... But cute guys are better, it's easier to relate to cute guys. They have more going for them nd they seem way more sincere!:-) Cute is good!2
Cute is a very good thing, so I don't understand why guys hate being called it. And you are pretty cute by the way, lol.2
Oh sweetheart if theyr'e saying your cute, it's a good thing. A lot of hot guys I say theyr'e cute. I use that term cute for all guys no matter if theyr'e sizzling or just all right...1
A girl rarely says that a guy is hot that's she interested in to at least his face.We may think "Damn he's hott" in our heads but we're not going to tell you.Cute is a good thing0
i think being cute is defintly a good thing. and that you are :)3
in the long run, girls will want a CUTE guy, NOT a hot/sexy guy...your "cute" baby looks will work in your favor in a few years, you'll see2
It means your good looking...and you are! :)1
cute is good!1
Yes, I would say cute is a good thing. I don't really like pretty boys anyways.4
What Guys Said 8
Okay , I'm 25 years old. I know exactly what your going thru. Now, there's 2 ways at looking at this. are you ready? Well in my experience, being cute did get me laid, but not as much as the hot guys. Feel me? Like put it this way. I have hot guy friends (no homo) and they always get laid like after hte bar/club on numerous occassions. Its kinda hard to explain, but I'm sure you know what I mean. Like, girls like hot guys becuase they can easily see themselves f***ing them. But if your a "cute" guy, girls don't really see that. They see you as a friend more than a quick f***. The girls that like hot guys don't necesssarily want relationships with them, because they know that the hot guy will not be faithful, .b/cthey know he has a lot of girls chasing him..
So this is your project. Ask someone to help you become hotter. Tell them that you don't want to be cute anymore. It might be your swagger/confidence/. Maybe you need to act like a asshole more. Maybe you need to dress differently. DOnt be so nice to girls. I don't mean like, hit them/aggressive sh*t, but take control of situations. Girls like it when a guy is incontrol..Start off little by little. Tomrrow when you wake up, and yyou go into public, act a little bit more confident, speak out. ACt like people around you need to be hired for your company. And that they need to impress you, and not vise versa.1
Yeah, I know where you're coming from. I used to get called "cute" by girls that were actually younger than me, and it felt almost demeaning in a way. I used to say, "hey, I'm older, you should consider me hot", they just laughed but didn't understand.
Since this is a 18-24 question, give it time so you can develop into your looks, with age you'll go from cute to hot and/or handsome. Haha, don't worry, you can still beat out the "hot" guys by being "cute".2
Coming from a straight guy - you have nothing to worry about. Who cares about words? Actions are 100x more meaningful.
Short, simple, blunt, and to the point. ;)
Hope it helps man~
It's better than other things they could call you
A compliment is a compliment2
lol I know what you feel like man, try being asian I'm 20 5'8 about 120ish I look like I'm 150
It's better than nothing at all : )0
some girls like cute its all on the girl0
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