nice: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (nīs), [key]
— nic•er, nic•est.
- pleasing; agreeable; delightful: a nice visit.
- amiably pleasant; kind: They are always nice to strangers.
- characterized by, showing, or requiring great accuracy, precision, skill, tact, care, or delicacy: nice workmanship; a nice shot; a nice handling of a crisis.
- showing or indicating very small differences; minutely accurate, as instruments: a job that requires nice measurements.
- minute, fine, or subtle: a nice distinction.
- having or showing delicate, accurate perception: a nice sense of color.
- refined in manners, language, etc.: Nice people wouldn't do such things.
- virtuous; respectable; decorous: a nice girl.
- suitable or proper: That was not a nice remark.
- carefully neat in dress, habits, etc.
- (esp. of food) dainty or delicate.
- having fastidious, finicky, or fussy tastes: They're much too nice in their dining habits to enjoy an outdoor barbecue.
- coy, shy, or reluctant.
- unimportant; trivial.
- sufficiently: It's nice and warm in here.
Pronunciation: (nēs), [key]
- a port in and the capital of Alpes-Maritimes, in SE France, on the Mediterranean: resort. 346,620.
- nice (Thesaurus)