Adjective "nicely" definition and examples

(Nicely may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈnʌɪsli/

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Definitions and examples

adverb

In a pleasant or attractive manner.
  1. 'It combines nicely with Glory-of-the-snow which flowers a bit earlier.'
  2. 'They appear to be nicely dressed college students with two girls for every boy.'
  3. 'She was naturally attractive with her cute face and short but nicely curved body.'
  4. 'Her light blue dress fitted her thin form nicely, but didn't reveal anything.'
  5. 'I think your hair would go nicely with that dress if you let some of it hang down.'
  6. 'After that, most students have a reception at their houses, and are brought there in a nicely decorated car.'
  7. 'She too was dressed in a gorgeous lacy yellow dress which contrasted nicely with her long, silky black hair.'
  8. 'It looks wide and lumpy bumpy in the picture, but it actually drapes nicely when worn.'
  9. 'It was a beautiful morning, and the sun came nicely into the room.'
  10. 'The sauce was pleasant and the garlic nicely roasted, but the flavours were sleepwalking.'
  11. 'we're doing very nicely now'
  12. 'I was doing quite nicely on my half a dozen beers and it's amazing how three small glasses of champagne have so much alcohol content in them.'
  13. 'I think that would nicely satisfy all of the above criteria, stylistically.'
  14. 'The line drifted down nicely but I wasn't sure if I should concentrate on the trout or the indicator.'
  15. 'We do have to put some screen over the heating vent, but for now the cage top of the aquarium set up blocks it nicely.'
  16. 'The scheme is a well considered design, which is nicely detailed and handles the corner plot in a satisfactory way.'
  17. 'His nicely designed and satisfyingly content-rich website should help me to educate myself.'
  18. 'With ingredients such as ginseng and tea these pleasantly scented products do the job very nicely.'
  19. 'Tomorrow a really good article is coming out that unpacks this aspect of the story quite nicely.'
  20. 'The shirt was the only thing that was really dressed up for him, but he pulled it off nicely.'
  21. 'Just the thought of rearranging my nicely planned out routine is enough to make me break out in hives.'
  22. 'So she said: oh, OK then Rupert, since you're a friend, and since you've asked so nicely.'
  23. 'I came here by Mr Romanov's choice and Mr Burley accepted me very nicely in the team.'
  24. 'We extend sincere thanks to everybody who met us so nicely and so friendly when we called to their houses.'

More definitions

1. pleasing; agreeable; delightful: a nice visit.

2. amiably pleasant; kind: They are always nice to strangers.

3. characterized by, showing, or requiring great accuracy, precision, skill, tact, care, or delicacy: nice workmanship; a nice shot; a nice handling of a crisis.

4. showing or indicating very small differences; minutely accurate, as instruments: a job that requires nice measurements.

5. minute, fine, or subtle: a nice distinction.

6. havin

More examples(as adjective)

"rooms can be nicely."

"people can be nicely."

Origin

(nice)