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Adjective: pretty (prettier,prettiest)  pri-tee
  1. Very pleasing to the eye
    - bonny [UK, dialect], bonnie [UK, dialect], comely [archaic], fair, sightly
     
  2. Pleasing by delicacy or grace
    "pretty girl"; "pretty song"; "pretty room"
     
  3. [informal] (used ironically) unexpectedly bad
    "a pretty mess"; "a pretty kettle of fish"
Adverb: pretty  pri-tee
Usage: informal
  1. To certain extent or degree
    "pretty big";
    - reasonably, moderately, jolly [Brit, informal], somewhat, fairly, middling, passably, averagely, middlingly
Verb: pretty  pri-tee
  1. Make attractive or pretty
Noun: pretty  pri-tee
  1. A pretty person or thing

Derived forms: prettier, prettied, prettying, pretties, prettiest

See also: bad, beautiful

Encyclopedia: Pretty, David