- The definition of nifty is slang to describe something that is good or great.
An example of something nifty is how a 50's sitcom character describes a girl he likes.
nifty definition by Webster's New World
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adjective niftier, niftiest
Slang attractive, smart, stylish, enjoyable, etc.: a generalized term of approval
Origin: origin, originally theatrical slang, probably ; from magnificent
noun pl. nifties
Slang a nifty person or thing; esp., a clever remark
nifty definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Slangadjective nif·ti·er, nif·ti·est
First-rate; great: a nifty idea.noun pl. nif·ties
A nifty person or thing, especially a clever joke.
Origin: Origin unknown.
- nifˈti·ly adverb
- nifˈti·ness noun