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  Dictionary Definition of nice

nice
adjective ( nicer, nicest )

1. pleasing; agreeable; delightful: a nice visit.
2. amiably pleasant; kind: they are always nice to strangers.
3. characterised by or requiring great accuracy, precision, skill, or delicacy: nice workmanship.
4. requiring or showing tact or care; delicate.
5. showing minute differences; minutely accurate, as instruments.
6. minute, fine, or subtle, as a distinction.
7. having or showing delicate and accurate perception: a nice sense of colour.
8. refined as to manners, language, etc.
9. suitable or proper: not a nice song.
10. carefully neat as to dress, habits, etc.
11. dainty or delicious, as food.
12. dainty as to taste.
13. Obsolete coy, shy, or reluctant.
14. Obsolete wanton.
15. Obsolete foolish.
-- phrase
16. nice one!, Colloquial (an exclamation indicating approval, admiration, etc.).
[ME, from OF: simple, from L nescius not knowing]
-- nicely, adverb -- niceness, noun
Nice
noun a coastal resort in south-eastern France on the Riviera; capital of Alpes-Maritimes department. Pop. 342439 (1990).