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"Witty" is an adjective which is often translated as "agudo", and "nifty" is an adjective which is often translated as "ingenioso". Learn more about the difference between "witty" and "nifty" below.
witty(
wih
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (ingenious)
a. agudo
Sam had everyone laughing with his witty remarks.Sam tenía a todos riéndose con sus comentarios agudos.
b. ingenioso
A witty speech is equal parts content and delivery.Un discurso ingenioso es el contenido y la entrega por partes iguales.
c. ocurrente
Our tour guide in Paris was so witty.Nuestra guía turística en Paris era muy ocurrente.
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nifty(
nihf
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ti
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (clever)
a. ingenioso
The guy at the store showed me a nifty gadget for recharging your cellphone with solar power.El tipo de la tienda me enseñó un aparato ingenioso para recargar el celular con energía solar.
b. chulo
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Here's a nifty trick I learned while I was in the navy.Mira un truco chulo que aprendí mientras estaba en la marina.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(skillful)
a. hábil
Jackson made a couple of really nifty plays in the last quarter.Jackson hizo un par de jugadas muy hábiles en el último cuarto.
b. diestro
That was a nifty move from the young chess player.Esa fue una jugada diestra del joven jugador de ajedrez.
c. ágil
Some nifty footwork took him past the defender to score.Su ágil juego de pies le permitió pasar por el lado del defensor y marcar.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(attractive)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. bonito
Ross was wearing a really nifty jacket.Ross llevaba una chaqueta muy bonita.
b. chulo
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
That's a nifty motorbike you have there!¡Vaya moto más chula que tienes!
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(fast) (United Kingdom)
a. rápido
My nifty sports car will get you there in under an hour.Con mi rápido deportivo llegarás en menos de una hora.
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