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)
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This is the most widely used Japanese word.
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No it's not. If you believed that, please, go shoot yourself.
Weaboo: OMFG THIS IS SO KAWAII DESU~
Anybody: *smack*
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The Japanese word for Cute. か わ い い
(kah-why-ee) ka wa i i

Kawaii is also an island of Hawaii that grows plentiful amounts of Guava's, which are a sweet and fleshy fruit that go bad very quickly.
Girl:
Oh Em Gee, that bunny is so Kowai ^_^
Boy: No it's not!!!!
Girl: What do you mean it's adorable!
Boy: But you said that it was scared!
Girl: Did I?
Boy: Yeah, Kawaii (enunciates it) Kah-why-ee
Girl: Ok thanks! ^_^

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I worked in a Guava Juice Factory on the island of Kawaii in Hawaii!
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An object, animal or person of super cuteness. Everyone just adores it and cannot get over its cuteness. May make girls scream with delight at its adorableness. Absolutely adorable.
Lucy: OMG Izzy, your little kitten is soooooo ultra kawaii!
Katie: Awwwwww *shrieks* its sooooo kawaii!!!
Lucy: Oh look at you!! Little kitty!
Katie: Aw gosh its soo kawaii and super cute!
Isabel: Um, thanks...
Lucy and Katie: awwwwwww.
Isabel: He is quite kawaii, isn't he?...
Random dude walking past: GET OVER IT, ITS JUST A CAT!
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This word, meaning cute, is only used by the Japanese or pathetic Americans who either want to be Japanese or don't want to be caught using the word cute.
SomeGuy143: OMG dude that pic is so kawaii!!!!!
KillNubs776: WTF DOES THAT MEAN MAN??!?
KawaiiChick3495: Gay....
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A word used by Japanese people meaning "cute" or "adorable". Many anime fans will also use this word.
Hetalia fan 1: I saw a picture of Ivan Braginski and Yao Wang cuddled in a scarf on deviantART!

Hetalia Fan 2: KAWAII-ARU~!

Soul Eater Fan 1: Death The Kid saw something symmetrical and his eyes were all big and sparkly!

Soul Eater Fan 2: SO KAWAII!
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the japaness way of saying cute
that cat is so kawaii
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A Japaneses word that means cute, popularized by anime spreading to the west and endorsing weebish behavior
''Omg Ify-chan's outfit is so kawaii''
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