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  1. pretty

    • IPA[ˈpridē]

    美式

    • adj.
      attractive in a delicate way without being truly beautiful or handsome;used ironically in expressions of annoyance or disgust
    • adv.
      to a moderately high degree; fairly
    • n.
      an attractive thing, typically a pleasing but unnecessary accessory;used to refer in a condescending way to an attractive person
    • v.
      make pretty or attractive
    • verb: pretty, 3rd person present: pretties, gerund or present participle: prettying, past tense: prettied, past participle: prettied

    • noun: pretty, plural noun: pretties

    • 釋義
    • 片語

    形容詞

    • 1. attractive in a delicate way without being truly beautiful or handsome a pretty little girl with an engaging grin
    • used ironically in expressions of annoyance or disgust it is a pretty state of affairs when a young fellow prefers the company of Italian fiddlers to taking possession of his own first command

    副詞

    • 1. informal to a moderately high degree; fairly he looked pretty fit for his age

    名詞

    • 1. informal an attractive thing, typically a pleasing but unnecessary accessory he buys her lots of pretties—bangles and rings and things
    • informal used to refer in a condescending way to an attractive person six pretties in sequined leotards

    動詞

    • 1. make pretty or attractive she'll be all prettied up and ready to go in an hour