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  1. pretty

    • IPA[ˈprɪti]

    英式

    • adj.
      (of a person, especially a woman or child) attractive in a delicate way without being truly beautiful;(of a thing) pleasing to the eye or the ear
    • adv.
      to a moderately high degree; fairly
    • n.
      an attractive thing, especially a trinket;used to refer in a condescending way to an attractive person
    • v.
      make pretty or attractive
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    形容詞

    • 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
    • (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

    副詞

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

    名詞

    • 1. informal an attractive thing, especially a trinket he buys her lots of pretties—bangles and rings
    • 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
    • ph.
      used as a wheedling form of request

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a foppish or effeminate man: it was rare indeed for any athlete to be a pretty boy at a time when American men were still stuck in a 1950's macho mindset his aging pretty-boy charm

    Oxford Dictionary

    • adj.
      pretty in a fussy or sentimental way: the baby dresses are pretty without being pretty-pretty

    Oxford Dictionary

    • ph.
      very nearly

    Oxford Dictionary

    • ph.
      used as an emphatic or wheedling form of request

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • ph.
      very nearly

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a foppish or effeminate man: it was rare indeed for any athlete to be a pretty boy at a time when American men were still stuck in a 1950's macho mindset his aging pretty-boy charm

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • ph.
      be in an advantageous position or situation

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈpridē]

    美式

    • adj.
      attractive in a delicate way without being truly beautiful or handsome: a pretty little girl with an engaging grin
    • adv.
      to a moderately high degree; fairly: he looked pretty fit for his age
    • n.
      an attractive thing, typically a pleasing but unnecessary accessory: he buys her lots of pretties—bangles and rings and things
    • v.
      make pretty or attractive: she'll be all prettied up and ready to go in an hour

    Oxford American Dictionary