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The term 'Twee', defined as a British term meaning [https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/twee "affectedly or excessively dainty, delicate, cute, or quaint",]
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The term 'Twee', defined as a British term meaning [https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/twee "affectedly or excessively dainty, delicate, cute, or quaint",] is the baby-talk mispronunciation of sweet and is seen in the lexicon as early as 1905. Though the term became derogatory, it was reclaimed by the indie pop music scene in the UK and US.{{Aesthetic|image1 = tweepop|decade_of_origin = 1980s|key_motifs = Falling in love, jangly guitars, hearts on sleeves, Manic Pixie Dream Girl|key_colours = pastels, bright colors|key_values = Nerdiness, Sweetness, Romantic, Shyness, Carefree, Simplicity|related_aesthetics = [[Cloudcore]] [[Softcore]]|title1=|caption1=|other_names=|creator/s=C86 compilation artist, Sarah Records, K Records|related_media=|related_brands=}}
 
is the baby-talk mispronunciation of sweet and is seen in the lexicon as early as 1905.
 
 
Though the term became derogatory, it was reclaimed by the indie pop music scene in the UK and US.{{Aesthetic|image1 = tweepop|decade_of_origin = 1980s|key_motifs = Falling in love, jangly guitars, hearts on sleeves, Manic Pixie Dream Girl|key_colours = pastels, bright colors|key_values = Nerdiness, Sweetness, Romantic, Shyness, Carefree, Simplicity|related_aesthetics = [[Cloudcore]] [[Softcore]]|title1=|caption1=|other_names=|creator/s=C86 compilation artist, Sarah Records, K Records|related_media=|related_brands=}}
 
 
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The term 'Twee', defined as a British term meaning "affectedly or excessively dainty, delicate, cute, or quaint", is the baby-talk mispronunciation of sweet and is seen in the lexicon as early as 1905. Though the term became derogatory, it was reclaimed by the indie pop music scene in the UK and US.