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pretty

pret·ty

pretty

 
 
pronunciation:
prI ti
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, adverb, transitive verb
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: prettier, prettiest
definition: pleasing or attractive to the senses, esp. the eyes or ears.
a pretty girla pretty viewa pretty melody
synonyms:
attractive, becoming, handsome
antonyms:
plain, ugly, unattractive, unpretty
similar words:
alluring, appealing, beauteous, beautiful, comely, delightful, engaging, fair, good-looking, gorgeous, lovely, nice, pleasant, pleasing, sightly, stunning
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: pretties
definition: a person or thing that is attractive to the senses.
similar words:
decoration, ornament
 
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: moderately or fairly.
pretty soft
synonyms:
fairly, moderately, passably
similar words:
kind of, rather, really, somewhat
definition 2: very; quite.
It snowed pretty hard.
synonyms:
awfully, considerably, extremely, quite, very
similar words:
fairly, rather, really, somewhat
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: prettied, pretties, prettying
definition: to enhance the appearance of (something) by making it pretty (sometimes fol. by up).
synonyms:
beautify, prettify
similar words:
adorn, decorate, embellish, enhance, spruce
derivations: prettily (adv.), prettiness (n.)
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