Definitions of pretty

  1. Prettiest.
  2. Prettiness.
  3. Fairly; moderately.
  4. Prettily.
  5. In some degree: moderately.
  6. Moderately; somewhat.
  7. In some degree; tolerably; moderately; expressing a degree less than very, as pretty fair, pretty well done.
  8. ( used ironically) unexpectedly bad; " a pretty mess"; " a pretty kettle of fish"
  9. pleasing by delicacy or grace; not imposing; " pretty girl"; " pretty song"; " pretty room"
  10. used as an intensifier (` jolly' is used informally in Britain); " pretty big"; " pretty bad"; " jolly decent of him"
  11. Pleasing by delicacy or grace; attracting, but not striking or impressing; of a pleasing and attractive form a color; having slight or diminutive beauty; neat or elegant without elevation or grandeur; pleasingly, but not grandly, conceived or expressed; as, a pretty face; a pretty flower; a pretty poem.
  12. Moderately large; considerable; as, he had saved a pretty fortune.
  13. Affectedly nice; foppish; -- used in an ill sense.
  14. Stout; strong and brave; intrepid; valiant.
  15. In some degree; moderately; considerably; rather; almost; -- less emphatic than very; as, I am pretty sure of the fact; pretty cold weather.
  16. Pleasing because of grace and daintiness; pleasing to the eye; entertaining; trim; moderately large or excellent; fine.
  17. Tasteful: pleasing: neat: beautiful without dignity: small: affected: ( in contempt) fine.
  18. Handsome; neat; pleasing.
  19. Characterized by delicate beauty; dainty; pleasing; sweet.
  20. Of a pleasing form, without absolute beauty; neat and appropriate; neatly arranged; crafty; small; affected.
  21. Of a pleasing and attractive form; neatly arranged or ornamented; neat and handsome, but not exactly beautiful; in contempt, foppish; affected; in irony, fine; decent; excellent.
  22. Sly; crafty.
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