1. [ adjective ] pleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance

"what a nice fellow you are and we all thought you so nasty"- George Meredith "nice manners" "a nice dress" "a nice face" "a nice day" "had a nice time at the party"

Related terms: nasty good pleasant pleasant niceness
2. [ adjective ] socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous
Synonyms: decent

"from a decent family" "a nice girl"

Related terms: respectable
3. [ adjective ] done with delicacy and skill
Synonyms: skillful

"a nice bit of craft" "a job requiring nice measurements with a micrometer" "a nice shot"

Related terms: precise
4. [ adjective ] excessively fastidious and easily disgusted
Synonyms: overnice prissy squeamish dainty

"too nice about his food to take to camp cooking" "so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow"

Related terms: fastidious
5. [ adjective ] exhibiting courtesy and politeness
Synonyms: courteous gracious

"a nice gesture"

Related terms: polite
6. [ adjective ] noting distinctions with nicety
Synonyms: discriminate

"a discriminating interior designer" "a nice sense of color" "a nice point in the argument"

Related terms: discriminating
7. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 10039
8. [ noun ] (government,geography) a city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean; the leading resort on the French Riviera
Related terms: city France
Similar spelling:   niece