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pretty /ˈprɪti/ adverb [+ adjective/adverb]

تاحدی ، شکیل ، خوش نما ، خوب ، بطور دلپذیر ، قشنگ کردن ، اراستن
- attractive, beautiful, bonny, charming, comely, fair, good-looking, lovely
- fairly, kind of (informal), moderately, quite, rather, reasonably, somewhat
Antonyms: unpretty
Related Idioms: pretty much
Related Words: darling, ducky, cunning, cute
English Thesaurus: beautiful, good-looking, attractive, pretty, handsome, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. pretty1 S1 W3 /ˈprɪti/ adverb [+ adjective/adverb] spoken

1. fairly or more than a little:
I’m pretty sure he’ll say yes.
She still looks pretty miserable.

In written English, people usually avoid pretty and use fairly instead:
The consequences of this are fairly obvious.

2. very:
Dinner at Luigi’s sounds pretty good to me.

3. pretty well/much almost completely:
He hit the ball pretty well exactly where he wanted it.
The guard left us pretty much alone.
They’re all pretty much the same.

4. pretty nearly (also pretty near American English) almost:
The shock of Pat’s death pretty near killed Roy.
be sitting pretty at sit(9)

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. pretty2 S2 W3 adjective (comparative prettier, superlative prettiest)
[Language: Old English; Origin: prættig 'tricky', from prætt 'trick']

1. a woman or child who is pretty has a nice attractive face:
a pretty little girl
Maria looks much prettier with her hair cut short.

2. something that is pretty is pleasant to look at or listen to but is not impressive:
a pretty dress
The tune is pretty.
What a pretty little garden!

3. not a pretty sight very unpleasant to look at – sometimes used humorously:
After a night’s drinking, Al was not a pretty sight.

4. not just a pretty face spoken used humorously to say that someone is intelligent, when people think this is surprising:
I’m not just a pretty face, you know!

5. come to a pretty pass old-fashioned used to say that a very bad situation has developed:
Things have come to a pretty pass, if you can’t say what you think without causing a fight.

6. cost a pretty penny old-fashioned to cost a lot of money

7. pretty as a picture old-fashioned very pretty
—prettily adverb:
Charlotte sang very prettily.
—prettiness noun [uncountable]

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

VERBS be, look
ADV. exceptionally, extremely, ravishingly, really, strikingly, very, wonderfully | almost | quite, rather | undeniably

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

See: sitting pretty

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

TahlilGaran Online Dictionary ver 14.0
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