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Definition of "nitty" []

  • Shining; elegant; spruce. (adjective)
  • Having nits in one's hair. (adjective)

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Use "nitty" in a sentence
  • "There's no evidence at this point that the Bush administration is prepared to get into the kind of nitty-gritty give - and-take wheeling-and-dealing negotiating that the North Koreans have repeatedly signaled they would be interested in if they were to put their missile nuclear programs on the table."
  • "But they were the kind of nitty-gritty measures that need to take place in our health care system in terms of cost containment."
  • "But, said several sources, as a former AOL lawyer and dealmaker, Clarizio (pictured here) is not regarded by top execs the kind of nitty-gritty sales exec that AOL needs now, as it seeks to revive its fortunes."