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Definition of Pretty

Pretty

  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.
  2. Moderately large; considerable; as, he had saved a pretty fortune.
  3. Affectedly nice; foppish; -- used in an ill sense.
  4. Mean; despicable; contemptible; -- used ironically; as, a pretty trick; a pretty fellow.
  5. Stout; strong and brave; intrepid; valiant.
  6. In some degree; moderately; considerably; rather; almost; -- less emphatic than very; as, I am pretty sure of the fact; pretty cold weather.

Pretty Quotations

Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
Bruce Lee

It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.
Neil Armstrong

Do what you love; you'll be better at it. It sounds pretty simple, but you'd be surprised how many people don't get this one right away.
LL Cool J

My style is definitely schizophrenic; it does change from day to day a lot. It depends on my mood: sometimes I'll be going through a girly, childlike stage and wear a pretty lace dress with a bow in my hair. Then sometimes I'll be moody and just wear black.
Amber Le Bon

You're in pretty good shape for the shape you are in.
Dr. Seuss
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Pretty Translations

pretty in Dutch is vriendelijk, beminnelijk, aardig
pretty in French is joli
pretty in Italian is vano, carino, civettuolo
pretty in Latin is bellus, pulchellus
pretty in Portuguese is consideravelmente, lindo
pretty in Spanish is majo, coqueta, guapo, vano, bello, lindo
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