pretty

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pretty is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
pretty

Pronunciation[change]

Adverb[change]

Positive
pretty

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. You use pretty before an adjective or adverb to mean "more than a little".
    She was pretty sure that he'd say yes.
  2. You use pretty before an adjective or adverb to mean "very".
    That sounds like a pretty good idea.

Adjective[change]

Positive
pretty

Comparative
prettier

Superlative
prettiest

A pretty flower
  1. If something is pretty, people like to look at it.
    Those flowers are so pretty.
    I want to have a pretty painting in my house.
    My girlfriend is very pretty.

Synonyms[change]