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Definition of "prettily" [pret•ti•ly]

  • In a pretty manner. (adverb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "prettily" in a sentence
  • "They don't like me because I can't be always tidy and what they call prettily behaved, and because I hate walking on the parade and being stuck up and unnatural, and they don't like me because I am not pretty, and because I am thin and don't look, as mamma says, a credit to her; but it is not that so much as because of Robert."
  • "She used the name prettily, half shyly, with one of her luminous, friendly looks."
  • "And the numskulls will call you a 'rare powerful rousin' preacher '-- isn't that the way they go on? and when you die -- for die you must, most unfortunately -- they will give you a three-cornered block of granite (if they can make up their minds to part with the necessary bawbees) with your name prettily engraved thereon."
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