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Definition of the adjective nifty

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Nifty is one of the top 1000 most common adjectives in the English language.

adjective - degrees: more nifty / niftier | most nifty / niftiest

  1. very good

Alternative definition of the adjective nifty


  1. Good; a general term for anything that is good, useful or beneficial.


Nifty a.k.a. Nifty Corporation: @nifty, also known as NIFTY Corporation, is one of the leading internet service providers in Japan, and a subsidiary of Fujitsu. The company was the largest online service provider, Nifty Serve, in Japan. With the spread of the Internet, it started internet service in 1996. In 1999, it absorbed Fujitsu's ISP, InfoWeb. In 2006, the online service was closed due to decrease of users. The company went public in December 2006.


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NIFTY is an Aviation waypoint.

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Google previewThe Devil's Financial Dictionary (2015)

by Jason Zweig

NIFTY FIFTY, n. A set of stocks believed to have almost infinite potential for growth, making investors willing to pay an almost infinite price to own them. In the early 1970s, Morgan Guaranty Trust Co. identified fifty stocks that its clients could buy ...

Google previewDictionary of Finance and Investment Terms, 9th ed. (2014)

by John Downes, Jordan Goodman

NIFTY FIFTY 50 stocks most favored by institutions. The membership of this group is constantly changing, although companies that continue to produce consistent earnings growth over a long time tend to remain institutional favorites. Nifty Fifty ...

Google previewThe Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2014)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

UK, 1937 nifty noun the sum of fifty ...

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Nark Nark Nause up Neat Negative Nick Nick Niff Nifty Nimps Ninny Nip Nit Nobble Nobble steal or take nothing grandmother drug police A bad mood Mess up, ruin good bad things arrest take, have a bad smell stylish easy, simple a foolish ...

Google previewTake Control: The Mac OS X Lexicon (2009)

by Sharon Zardetto, Andy Baird

The nifty Panther (Mac OS X 10.3) addition to Finder windows, the sidebar lets you easily access disks, networks, and oft-used folders. The basic sidebar contents are controlled through Finder > Preferences, and by dragging things into and ...

Google previewPaperback Oxford English Dictionary (2012)

by Oxford Dictionaries,, Maurice Waite

nifty. news agency n. an organization that collects and distributes news items to newspapers or broadcasters. newsagent n. Brit. a shopkeeper who sells newspapers, magazines, etc. newscast n. N. Amer. a broadcast news report. newscaster ...

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Sign language

50 Nifty United States in Sign Language

profoundly deaf 4th grader signs the 50 Nifty United States song and of course KY is the best!

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Scrabble value of N1I1F4T1Y4

The value of this 5-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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