Incorrect spelling, explaination:
preety is a misspelling because of origins of the word: Old English prættig, Middle English pratte, prettie. Although pronunciation may be misleading, pretty, with double t, is the correct spelling.
Correct spelling, explaination: for non-English native speakers this spelling may be misleading as the correct form pretty is pronounced as [prɪti] and double e is often pronounced like i, so
preety is a common mistake. However word pretty derives from Old English prættig, spelled with double t. Therefore pretty is correct and preety is a misspelling.
Definition of pretty:
1. adjective, attractive, handsome, pleasant to eye
She is a very pretty girl, but also modest.
2. adverb, fairly, moderately. Note: this meaning is much younger; used from the late 16th century; it is also informal but not limited to common language.
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