[ US /ˈnaɪs, ˈnis/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. excessively fastidious and easily disgusted
    too nice about his food to take to camp cooking
    so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow
  2. done with delicacy and skill
    a job requiring nice measurements with a micrometer
    a nice bit of craft
    a nice shot
  3. socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous
    a nice girl
    from a decent family
  4. exhibiting courtesy and politeness
    a nice gesture
  5. pleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance
    what a nice fellow you are and we all thought you so nasty
    a nice day
    nice manners
    a nice dress
    the corn and tomatoes are nice today
    had a nice time at the party
    a nice face
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How To Use nice In A Sentence

  • We had engaged a very nice mare and stanhope, which we knew we could depend upon, when, the day before the race, the chestnut was declared lame, and not a presentable four-legged animal was to be hired in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 363, January, 1846
  • The main square is called “Rynek” (which basically means “central market place”), and in the middle there are two buildings: “Ratusz” or City Hall (compare with German “Rathaus”) and “Sukiennice”, a long one-level building not unlike a bazaar, filled with stores. Matthew Yglesias » Krakow
  • It was nice to play a Wii game that wasn't full of bright greens and blues like another title featuring Mario. Epinions Recent Content for Home
  • Most mums-to-be want to look just as nice as they did before they became pregnant.
  • So, the system of existential graphs actually requires three dimensions for its representations, although the third dimension in which the torus is embedded can usually be represented in two dimensions by the use of pictorial devices that Peirce called “fornices” or “tunnel-bridges” and by the use of identificational devices that Peirce called Nobody Knows Nothing
  • Kij: Nice to see Dream-Quest receive such prominence with that fantastic Gervasio Gallardo cover, inseparable from the contents thanks to childhood associations very similar to yours. MIND MELD: Books That Hold Special Places in Our Hearts and On Our Shelves
  • The interesting element of the game was that it required one to evaluate not films but people; that is, to sift through the prejudices of one’s movie-freak friends and the peccadilloes and quirks of the major reviewers, and by graphing, as it were, what each could be expected to overpraise, underpraise, revile, not notice, or deliberately ignore, one could acquire a very nice sense of the film. film flam
  • This is a case of simmering rage and resentment at the stick from outsiders, which will come nicely to the boil at 8pm tonight. The Sun
  • Oh I forgot, the nice man intimidated her into signing the car documents over to him.
  • In some ways he liked having this nice new aeroplane. Bomber
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