adjective, nic·er, nic·est.
Origin of nice
SYNONYMS 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