Translation of nicely in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈnaɪsli/


  • 1 1.1 (amiably) [treat/smile] amablemente
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    • We extend sincere thanks to everybody who met us so nicely and so friendly when we called to their houses.
    • So she said: oh, OK then Rupert, since you're a friend, and since you've asked so nicely.
    • Yes, it's true the football team is coming off what is, to put it as nicely as possible, a disastrous season.
    1.2 (politely, respectably) con buenos modales
  • 2 2.1 (attractively) [presented/dressed] bien she arranged the flowers very nicely arregló las flores muy bien or con mucho gusto 2.2 (well, satisfactorily) [get on/work] bien she's doing nicely on $60,000 a year no se puede quejar, con 60.000 dólares al año smoked salmon will do nicely, thank you [humorístico/humorous] salmón ahumado no estaría nada mal
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    • I think that would nicely satisfy all of the above criteria, stylistically.
    • His nicely designed and satisfyingly content-rich website should help me to educate myself.
    • All you want to do now, apart from sip wanly at the dregs of that satisfying Shiraz, is stump upstairs and crash into a nicely turned down bed.
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    • The sauce was pleasant and the garlic nicely roasted, but the flavours were sleepwalking.
    • The next singer is Ngaiire Joseph who was dressed much more nicely than last time when she appeared in a tablecloth.
    • She too was dressed in a gorgeous lacy yellow dress which contrasted nicely with her long, silky black hair.
  • 3 (finely, precisely) [judged/timed] (muy) bien, con precisión

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