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nifty

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adjective nif·ty \ˈnif-tē\

Definition of nifty

niftier

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niftiest

  1. :  very good :  very attractive :  fine nifty clothes

niftily

play \ˈnif-tə-lē\ adverb

Examples of nifty in a Sentence

  1. a nifty pair of shoes

  2. This nifty little machine can do just about anything.

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Origin and Etymology of nifty

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nifty

noun nif·ty

Definition of nifty

plural

nifties

  1. :  something that is nifty; especially :  a clever or neatly turned phrase or joke

Examples of nifty in a Sentence

  1. though ostensibly a drama, the play is filled with zingy little nifties that lighten the mood

  2. that joke was a nifty

Recent Examples of nifty from the Web

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First Known Use of nifty

1918


NIFTY Defined for English Language Learners

nifty

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adjective

Definition of nifty for English Language Learners

  • : very good, useful, or attractive


NIFTY Defined for Kids

nifty

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adjective nif·ty \ˈnif-tē\

Definition of nifty for Students

niftier

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niftiest

  1. :  very unusual and attractive a nifty outfit



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