adjective, nic·er, nic·est.
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH nicenice niceness nicetynice Nicegneiss nice (see usage note at the current entry)
usage note for nice
Examples from the Web for nicely
This was nicely explicated in an Atlantic article whose title says it all: Your Gut Bacteria Want You To Eat A Cupcake.
But it nicely dramatizes the incentives that all participants in the system will soon face.
He says he shouted at one: “You look like a princess walking so nicely and romantically.”
He took great pride in keeping her well fed, nicely dressed, and even taking her to church.
I felt like it nicely represented the dualism of her character.
"That will do nicely for a beginning, Johnnie," she said sweetly.The Price|Francis Lynde
I would hint that Mr. Hines and similar zealots might disembarrass him of this load, if he asked them nicely.And Even Now|Max Beerbohm
Here's my map, nicely done in pencil, with all the names marked.The Youngest Girl in the Fifth|Angela Brazil
It has been told me that I was always clean and nicely dressed.The True Story of My Life|Hans Christian Andersen
It was certainly a lovely lake, and, with its nicely wooded islands dotting its surface, recalled memories of Loch Lomond.From John O'Groats to Land's End|Robert Naylor and John Naylor
British Dictionary definitions for nicely (1 of 3)
- foolish or ignorant
- shy; modest