Definitions: (1) pleasingly attractive; (2) implied daintiness, delicacy, or gracefulness; (3) any good characteristic considered fine, nice, or agreeable; (4) to a moderately high degree <pretty good for an armature>

Derivation: Old English, Middle Dutch, & West Germanic, sense development: clever, humorous, sporty, cunning, skillful, admirable

• Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too. — Lawrence Peter “Yogi” Berra (1925-2015) American baseball player & coach
• You get out of life what you put into it. You need a bit of luck but you also need to make a bit of luck. If you’re a pretty decent person, you’ll get back what you put in. — Sir John Phillip Key (1961-) 38th prime minister of New Zealand