Pretty-spoken
Pretty-spoken Pret"ty-spo`ken, a. Spoken or speaking prettily. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

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  • pretty — pret|ty1 W3S2 [ˈprıti] adv [+ adjective/adverb] spoken 1.) fairly or more than a little ▪ I m pretty sure he ll say yes. ▪ She still looks pretty miserable. see usage note ↑rather 2.) very ▪ Dinner at Luigi s sounds pretty good to me …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pretty — 1 / prIti/ adverb (+ adj/adv) spoken 1 fairly, though not completely: I m pretty sure he ll say yes. | Life on the farm was pretty tough. see rather 2 very: It s pretty hard to see how we ll manage. 3 pretty well also pretty much very nearly;… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pretty — pret|ty1 [ prıti ] adverb MAINLY SPOKEN *** 1. ) fairly: My TV s getting pretty old now. Todd looks pretty tired. 2. ) very: The weather is pretty awful, isn t it? pretty good: I can see they ve done a pretty good job of it. pretty much/well/near …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pretty*/ — [ˈprɪti] adv spoken I 1) fairly My TV s getting pretty old now.[/ex] Tom looks pretty tired.[/ex] 2) very The weather s been pretty awful, hasn t it?[/ex] I can see they ve made a pretty good job of it.[/ex] • pretty much/well/nearly almost[/ex]… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • pretty — I UK [ˈprɪtɪ] / US adverb Word forms pretty : comparative prettier superlative prettiest mainly spoken *** 1) fairly My TV s getting pretty old now. Tom looks pretty tired. 2) very The weather s been pretty awful, hasn t it? pretty good: I can… …   English dictionary

  • not just a pretty face — spoken used for emphasizing that someone is intelligent or skilful as well as being attractive …   English dictionary

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