Prettyism Pret"ty*ism, n. Affectation of a pretty style, manner, etc. [R.] --Ed. Rev. [1913 Webster]

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  • prettyism — pret·ty·ism …   English syllables

  • prettyism — ēˌizəm noun ( s) : affectation or prettiness in style or manner; also : an instance of such affectation …   Useful english dictionary

  • pretty — adj., n., v., & adv. adj. (prettier, prettiest) 1 attractive in a delicate way without being truly beautiful or handsome (a pretty child; a pretty dress; a pretty tune). 2 fine or good of its kind (a pretty wit). 3 iron. considerable, fine (a… …   Useful english dictionary

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