pretty trick

pretty trick

Новый англо-русский словарь. 2013.

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  • Pretty — Pret ty, a. [Compar. {Prettier}; superl. {Prettiest}.] [OE. prati, AS. pr[ae]ttig, pr[ae]tig, crafty, sly, akin to pr[ae]t, pr[ae]tt, deceit, trickery, Icel. prettugr tricky, prettr a trick; probably fr. Latin, perhaps through Celtic; cf. W.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trick-or-treating — Trick or treating, is an activity for children on or around Halloween in which they proceed from house to house in costumes, asking for treats such as confectionery with the question, Trick or treat? The trick part of trick or treat is a threat… …   Wikipedia

  • trick — [trik] n. [ME trik < NormFr trique < trikier < OFr trichier, to trick, cheat, prob. < VL * triccare, altered < ? LL tricare, to deceive, for L tricari, to make trouble < tricae, vexations, tricks < IE * treik < base * ter …   English World dictionary

  • pretty — [prit′ē] adj. prettier, prettiest [ME prati < OE prættig, crafty < prætt, craft, trick] 1. pleasing or attractive in a dainty, delicate, or graceful way rather than through striking beauty, elegance, grandeur, or stateliness 2. a) fine;… …   English World dictionary

  • Pretty Ricky — Surnommé par Sean P. Diddy Combs les nouveaux Jodeci , Pretty Ricky est l un des plus grands groupe de R B/Rap. Originaire de Miami (Floride, USA) le quartet est composé de 3 frères rappeurs : Corey Slick Em Mathis, Diamond Blue Smith Baby… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • pretty — prettily, adv. prettiness, n. prettyish, adj. /prit ee/, adj., prettier, prettiest, n., pl. pretties, adv., v., prettied, prettying. adj. 1. pleasing or attractive to the eye, as by delicacy or gracefulness: a pretty face. 2. (of things, places,… …   Universalium

  • pretty — pret•ty [[t]ˈprɪt i[/t]] adj. ti•er, ti•est, 1) pleasing or attractive, esp. in a delicate or graceful way: a pretty face; a pretty song[/ex] 2) pleasing or charming but lacking in grandeur, importance, or force 3) fine; grand (often used… …   From formal English to slang

  • pretty — I. adjective (prettier; est) Etymology: Middle English praty, prety, from Old English prættig tricky, from prætt trick; akin to Old Norse prettr trick Date: before 12th century 1. a. artful, clever b. pat, apt …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pretty — {{11}}pretty (adj.) O.E. prættig (W.Saxon), pretti (Kentish), *prettig (Mercian) cunning, skillful, artful, from prætt, *prett a trick, wile, craft, from W.Gmc. *pratt (Cf. O.N. prettr a trick, prettugr tricky; Fris. pret, M.Du. perte …   Etymology dictionary

  • pretty — pret|ty1 W3S2 [ˈprıti] adv [+ adjective/adverb] spoken 1.) fairly or more than a little ▪ I m pretty sure he ll say yes. ▪ She still looks pretty miserable. see usage note ↑rather 2.) very ▪ Dinner at Luigi s sounds pretty good to me …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • trick — tricker, n. trickingly, adv. /trik/, n. 1. a crafty or underhanded device, maneuver, stratagem, or the like, intended to deceive or cheat; artifice; ruse; wile. 2. an optical illusion: It must have been some visual trick caused by the flickering… …   Universalium


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