nice and (something)

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nice and (something)

Very something. Used to emphasize how nice something is because of the particular quality named after "and." I love your new house! It's nice and bright inside! Ah, this lemonade is nice and cold—just the thing for such a hot day.
See also: and, nice

nice and some quality

[being or having] enough of some quality; adequately; sufficiently. It is nice and cool this evening. I think your steak is nice and done now, just the way you like it.
See also: and, nice, quality

ˌnice and ˈpeaceful, ˈcomfortable, ˈwarm, etc.

pleasantly peaceful, etc: Sit by the fire. It’s nice and warm there.Drink your coffee while it’s nice and hot.
See also: and, nice
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I've just come back from Turkey where it was hot, but I like to come back to Middlesbrough and cooler weather too - Gill Green, 64, a housewife, of Middlesbrough I don't like the heat but I do like it nice and warm. Sunny and dry with some wind would be just perfect like it is in Middlesbrough - Oliver Hudson, 20, studying journalism at Middlesbrough
When people come in now they say it is nice and warm in here.
I would get a Porsche and go off somewhere nice and warm.'