Definition of nifty adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈnɪfti//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈnɪfti//
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  1. 1skilful and accurate There's some nifty guitar work on his latest CD.
  2. 2practical; working well synonym handy a nifty little gadget for slicing cucumbers
  3. Word Originmid 19th cent.: of unknown origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: nifty