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adjective, adverb
(informal) trying to be pleasant, but in a way that suggests artifice or exaggeration; ingratiating(ly)
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  1. Affectedly amiable and wholesome: This little kid here with all her nicey-nice talk/ You flip the book over and you see all nicey, nicey things/ Renegades who questioned this nicety-nice world were locked in deep freeze
  2. Effeminate; overly fastidious
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