Definition of Prettification

1. Noun. (colloquial) The act of making someone or something pretty. ¹



2. Noun. (colloquial) The act of improve an interface in positive ways. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Prettification

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prettification

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pretreats
pretrial
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prettification (current term)
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pretty-pretty

Literary usage of Prettification

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1. Theatre Arts by Society of Arts and Crafts, Detroit (1922)
"is warmth and prettification where there ought to be something very like the chill of the grave and the dignity of a challenge to all human life. ..."

2. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"Whence prettification = the process of adornment ; PRETTIFIED = the fact (or condition) of being adorned. PRETTY, subs, (venery).—The female pudendum : also ..."

3. Forces in Fiction: And Other Essays by Richard Burton (1902)
"... not as the antithesis to truth, not a prettification of fact or a falsification thereof, but a more forcible presentation of truth itself. ..."

4. Life of Richard Wagner by Carl Friedrich Glasenapp, William Ashton Ellis (1902)
"... he was made a type for every order, a type of prettification, "as though to give a modern soothing-syrup to Music scared by Beethoven " (H. v. ..."

5. Life of Richard Wagner by Carl Friedrich Glasenapp, William Ashton Ellis (1902)
"... hurtful to the spirit of German music, was that, instead of keeping to his speciality, he was made a type for every order, a type of prettification, ..."

6. America's Day: Studies in Light and Shade by William George Fitz-Gerald (1918)
"... yet the ablest writers continue to produce little but fluff and prettification for that terrible tyrant, the average reader. ..."

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