1. noun form of pretty
prettier (comparative adjective) · prettiest (superlative adjective)
  1. (of a person, especially a woman or child) attractive in a delicate way without being truly beautiful.
    "a pretty little girl with an engaging grin"
    plain · ugly
    • (of a thing) pleasing to the eye or the ear.
      "a pretty summer dress"
  2. informal
    used ironically to express annoyance or displeasure.
    "he led me a pretty dance"
  1. to a moderately high degree; fairly.
    "he looked pretty fit for his age" ·
    "it was a pretty bad injury"
pretties (plural noun)
  1. an attractive thing, especially a trinket.
    "he buys her lots of pretties—bangles and rings"
    • used to refer in a condescending way to an attractive person.
      "six pretties in sequined leotards"
pretties (third person present) · prettied (past tense) · prettied (past participle) · prettying (present participle)
  1. make pretty or attractive.
    "she'll be all prettied up and ready to go in an hour"
    beautify · make attractive · make pretty · prettify · pretty up · adorn ·
    ornament · embellish · smarten · glamorize · prink · preen · primp · put make-up on · do oneself up · tart oneself up
Old English prættig ; related to Middle Dutch pertich ‘brisk, clever’, obsolete Dutch prettig ‘humorous, sporty’, from a West Germanic base meaning ‘trick’. The sense development ‘deceitful, cunning, clever, skilful, admirable, pleasing, nice’ has parallels in adjectives such as canny, fine, nice, etc.
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Laguages Translations
Arabic (NOUN)سامة
Bosnian (Latin) ljupkost
Bulgarian хубост
Cantonese (Traditional) 靚嘅
Catalan bellesa
Chinese Simplified 漂亮的
Chinese Traditional 漂亮的
Croatian ljupkost
Czech Krása
Estonian pakub
French joliesse
German (NOUN)Hübschheit, Lieblichkeit, Schönheit
Greek (NOUN)ωραιότητα, ομορφιά
Hebrew אך גם מהשלווה והיופי
Hungarian kedvesség
Icelandic að prettiness
Indonesian Kecantikan
Italian (NOUN)grazia
Japanese (NOUN)かわいさ, かわいらしさ, 可愛さ
Latvian jaukums
Lithuanian gražumas
Polish piękno
Portuguese (NOUN)beleza
Querétaro Otomi belleza
Romanian (NOUN)drăgălăşeniile
Russian (NOUN)красивости
Serbian (Cyrillic) свом
Serbian (Latin) svom
Slovak krása
Slovenian lepota
Spanish belleza
Tamil உடல்
Telugu ప్రీటినెస్
Turkish (NOUN)güzellik
Ukrainian (NOUN)красивості
Urdu ستھرائی
Vietnamese tính văn hóa
Yucatec Maya ki'ichpanil
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