Nifty - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈnɪfti|  American pronunciation of the word nifty
Brit.  |ˈnɪfti|  British pronunciation of the word nifty

adjective

- very good (syn: bang- up, bully, corking, cracking, dandy, great, keen, neat, old, peachy, slap- up, smashing, swell)

Examples

This nifty little machine can do just about anything.

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

...that joke was a nifty...

He was very nifty on a stepladder.

a nifty little gadget for squeezing oranges

a nifty steal by the defender

Word forms

adjective
comparative: niftier
superlative: niftiest
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