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Synonyms for pretty
ˈprɪt ipret·ty

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Wiktionary2.7 / 3 votes

  1. prettynoun

    Antonyms:
    ugly

  2. prettyadjective

    Cunning; clever, skilful.

    We'll stop at the knife store a look at the sharp pretties.

    Antonyms:
    ugly

  3. prettyadjective

    Antonyms:
    ugly

  4. prettyadjective

    Antonyms:
    ugly

  5. prettyadjective

    Antonyms:
    ugly

  6. prettyadjective

    Antonyms:
    ugly

  7. prettyadjective

    Antonyms:
    ugly

  8. prettyadjective

    Antonyms:
    ugly

English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. pretty

    The definition of beauty, "perfection of form," is a good key to the meaning of beautiful, if we understand "form" in its widest sense. There must also be harmony and unity, and in human beings spiritual loveliness, to constitute an object or a person really beautiful. Thus, we speak of a beautiful landscape, a beautiful poem. But beautiful implies also, in concrete objects, softness of outline and delicacy of mold; it is opposed to all that is hard and rugged, hence we say a beautiful woman, but not a beautiful man. Beautiful has the further limit of not transcending our powers of appreciation. Pretty expresses in a far less degree that which is pleasing to a refined taste in objects comparatively small, slight, and dainty; as, a pretty bonnet; a pretty girl. That is handsome which is not only superficially pleasing, but well and harmoniously proportioned, with usually the added idea that it is made so by art, breeding, or training; as, a handsome horse; a handsome house. Handsome is a term far inferior to beautiful; we may even say a handsome villain. Fair denotes what is bright, smooth, clear, and without blemish; as, a fair face. The word applies wholly to what is superficial; we can say "fair, yet false." In a specific sense, fair has the sense of blond, as opposed to dark or brunette. One who possesses vivacity, wit, good nature, or other pleasing qualities may be attractive without beauty. Comely denotes an aspect that is smooth, genial, and wholesome, with a certain fulness of contour and pleasing symmetry, tho falling short of the beautiful; as, a comely matron. That is picturesque which would make a striking picture.

    Synonyms:
    attractive, beauteous, beautiful, bewitching, bonny, charming, comely, delightful, elegant, exquisite, fair, fine, graceful, handsome, lovely, picturesque

    Antonyms:
    awkward, clumsy, deformed, disgusting, frightful, ghastly, grim, grisly, grotesque, hideous, horrid, odious, repulsive, shocking, ugly, unattractive, uncouth, ungainly, unlovely, unpleasant

    Preposition:
    Beautiful to the eye; beautiful in appearance, in spirit; "beautiful for situation," Ps. xlviii, 2; beautiful of aspect, of its kind.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms2.5 / 2 votes

  1. prettyadjective

    Synonyms:
    handsome, attractive, neat, trim, tasteful, pleasing, beautiful, fine, comely

  2. pretty

    Synonyms:
    moderately, tolerably

Princeton's WordNet3.1 / 9 votes

  1. prettyadjective

    pleasing by delicacy or grace; not imposing

    "pretty girl"; "pretty song"; "pretty room"

    Antonyms:
    good, ugly

  2. prettyadverb

    (used ironically) unexpectedly bad

    "a pretty mess"; "a pretty kettle of fish"

    Antonyms:
    good, ugly

  3. reasonably, moderately, pretty, jolly, somewhat, fairly, middling, passablyadverb

    to a moderately sufficient extent or degree

    "pretty big"; "pretty bad"; "jolly decent of him"; "the shoes are priced reasonably"; "he is fairly clever with computers"

    Synonyms:
    jolly, fair, middling, passably, evenhandedly, fairly, clean, more or less, slightly, moderately, reasonably, sanely, somewhat, sensibly

    Antonyms:
    ugly, good

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. bella

    to look better than most; beautiful

    "she looked very pretty."

    Submitted by rinat on October 2, 2019  
  2. beutiful

    something that looks good

    the dress is pretty.

    Submitted by anonymous on February 17, 2021  
  3. delaney

    the ocean was delaney

    Submitted by rinat on September 4, 2019  
  4. lufituaeb

    lufituaeb means to be pretty or beautiful

    “dubai is such a lufituaeb country!”

    Submitted by anonymous on June 10, 2020  
  5. tiana

    this is true because our teacher taught us it in high school

    "she is definitely a tiana"

    Submitted by Tiana.whittingham on January 11, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes3.0 / 1 vote

  1. prettyadjective

    Synonyms:
    beautiful (without dignity or grandeur), HANDSOME, elegant, comely, fine, neat, trim, fair

  2. prettyadjective

    Synonyms:
    moderately, tolerably, considerably, in some degree

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. prettyadjective

    Synonyms:
    comely, fair, personable, considerable

    Antonyms:
    plain, homely, uncomely, ugly

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#12059handsome
#12582delightful
#13127exquisite
#13978jolie
#14934moderately
#15287jolly
#16939pleasing
#19317picturesque
#19860graceful
#30301tasteful
#42568bonny
#44857sensibly
#76242joli
#80929comely
#85010bewitching
#85796middling
#103448beauteous
#106242tolerably
#177927sanely
#261524passably

How to use pretty in a sentence?

  1. Brendan Steele:

    I'm feeling really confident with my swing, i'm used to playing in a lot of wind so this feels pretty comfortable and I feel like my distance control is really nice.

  2. David Fyfe:

    Certainly the balances have all moved in the same direction, acknowledging that several months of $50 oil is going to cause a supply-side reaction and I wouldn't disagree with that, but it is still a little too early be calling a floor for prices having been reached. I think we're going to have a pretty choppy, pretty volatile first half.

  3. Martin Flueckiger:

    When you sell a new lift with a service contract, you can pretty much expect that if nothing goes wrong it will be renewed virtually in perpetuity.

  4. Andres Lin:

    I think it gave us a sense of hope at the end which is very fitting. I thought it was going to be pretty dark after the last episode but it was a pretty fitting finale.

  5. Gene Roddenberry:

    It was great to see a great diverse cast on TV, even before we knew what that was. But it was very interesting to hear a Scotsman, a black woman, an Asian all in one TV show, flying around space. That was pretty out there, star Trek Beyond.


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