prettiness

noun pret·ti·ness \ ˈpri-tē-nəs , ˈpər- , ˈpru̇- \
Updated on: 3 May 2018

Definition of prettiness

1 : the quality or state of being pretty
2 : something pretty

Examples of prettiness in a Sentence

  1. the sugary prettiness of the knickknacks is sure to appeal to a certain type of collector

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First Known Use of prettiness

1530

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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