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nifty

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adjective nif·ty \ˈnif-tē\

Definition of nifty

niftier

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.

Origin and Etymology of nifty

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1865


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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>

1918

First Known Use of nifty

1918


NIFTY Defined for English Language Learners

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nifty

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adjective nif·ty \ˈnif-tē\

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

niftiest

  1. :  very unusual and attractive <a nifty outfit>



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