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English adjective: nice

1. nice pleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance


SamplesWhat a nice fellow you are and we all thought you so nasty.
Nice manners.
A nice dress.
A nice face.
A nice day.
Had a nice time at the party.
The corn and tomatoes are nice today.


Similargood, pleasant


See alsopleasant


Attributeniceness


Antonymsnasty, awful

2. nice socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous


SamplesFrom a decent family.
A nice girl.


Synonymsdecent


Similarrespectable


Antonymsunrespectable

3. nice done with delicacy and skill


SamplesA nice bit of craft.
A job requiring nice measurements with a micrometer.
A nice shot.


Synonymsskillful


Similarprecise


Antonymsimprecise

4. nice excessively fastidious and easily disgusted


SamplesToo nice about his food to take to camp cooking.
So squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow.


Synonymsdainty, overnice, prissy, squeamish


Similarfastidious


Antonymsunfastidious

5. nice exhibiting courtesy and politeness


SamplesA nice gesture.


Synonymscourteous, gracious


Similarpolite


Antonymsimpolite


English noun: Nice

1. Nice (location) a city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean; the leading resort on the French Riviera


Instance hypernymcity, metropolis, urban center


Part meronymFrance, French Republic









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