Definition of Pretty. Meaning of Pretty. Synonyms of Pretty

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Pretty. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Pretty and, of course, Pretty synonyms and on the right images related to the word Pretty.

Definition of Pretty

Pretty
Pretty Pret"ty, adv. In some degree; moderately; considerably; rather; almost; -- less emphatic than very; as, I am pretty sure of the fact; pretty cold weather. Pretty plainly professes himself a sincere Christian. --Atterbury.
Pretty
Pretty Pret"ty, a. [Compar. Prettier; superl. Prettiest.] [OE. prati, AS. pr[ae]ttig, pr[ae]tig, crafty, sly, akin to pr[ae]t, pr[ae]tt, deceit, trickery, Icel. prettugr tricky, prettr a trick; probably fr. Latin, perhaps through Celtic; cf. W. praith act, deed, practice, LL. practica execution, practice, plot. See Practice.] 1. 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. This is the prettiest lowborn lass that ever Ran on the greensward. --Shak. 2. Moderately large; considerable; as, he had saved a pretty fortune. ``Wavering a pretty while.' --Evelyn. 3. Affectedly nice; foppish; -- used in an ill sense. The pretty gentleman is the most complaisant in the world. --Spectator. 4. Mean; despicable; contemptible; -- used ironically; as, a pretty trick; a pretty fellow. 5. Stout; strong and brave; intrepid; valiant. [Scot.] [He] observed they were pretty men, meaning not handsome. --Sir W. Scott. Syn: Elegant; neat; fine. See Handsome.

Meaning of Pretty from wikipedia

- Look up pretty in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Pretty may refer to: Beauty, the quality of being pleasing, especially to look at Physical attractiveness...
- Pretty Pretty Princess is a role-playing board game designed for children, characterized by its fantasy theme. It aims to engage young players through...
- Pretty Woman is a 1990 American romantic comedy film directed by Garry Marshall, from a screenplay by J. F. Lawton. The film stars Richard Gere and Julia...
- Pretty in Pink is a 1986 American teen romantic comedy-drama film about love and social cliques in American high schools in the 1980s. A cult classic,...
- Pretties is a 2005 science fiction novel and the second book of the Uglies Trilogy written by Scott Westerfeld. The premise of the novel relies on a ****ure...
- Pretty Little Liars is an American mystery teen drama television series created by I. Marlene King, which aired on Freeform from June 8, 2010 to June 27...
- The Pretty Cure series (プリキュアシリーズ, Purikyua Shirīzu, also titled PreCure) is a ****anese magical girl anime franchise created by Izumi Todo and produced...
- Pretty/Handsome is a 2008 television pilot by Ryan Murphy that was not picked up to series by FX. According to Vogue, Murphy "was devastated when the studio...
- Look up pretty boy in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Pretty Boy may refer to: Pretty Boy Floyd (1904–1934), American gangster and bank robber Don Covay...
- Pretty Village, Pretty Flame (Serbian: Лепа села лепо горе / Lepa sela lepo gore, literally "Pretty villages burn nicely") is a 1996 Serbian film directed...