Correct spelling

pretty

Correct spelling, explanation: history of this word goes back to Old English prættig. According to this old spelling we still write this word down with double consonant t (although it is often mistaken because of the pronunciation suggesting sound [ɪ] while there is no i or double e. Pretty is then the correct spelling and preety is a misspelling.

Definition of pretty:
1. adjective, someone or something attractive, nice
I like this chest of drawers better; that one wasn’t that pretty.
She is pretty but her sister is absolutely beautiful.
2. adverb, relatively, moderately Note: this meaning is much younger; used from the late 16th century; it is also informal but not limited to common language.
I’m pretty sure this isn’t the exit.
That was a pretty difficult test, but I’m hoping for an A.


Incorrect spelling

preety

Incorrect spelling, explanation: double e is unnecessary in this word, as pretty is the correct form. The mistake preety is probably due to misleading spelling, but Old English sources spell the original word prættig with double t, not e. Therefore pretty is the right form.

Incorrect spelling

prety

Incorrect spelling

Incorrect spelling

preetty

Incorrect spelling