Pretty is as pretty does.


Pretty is as pretty does.
old-fashioned something that you say which means that you should judge people by the way they behave, not by their appearance.

'She's very pretty.' 'Yes, but pretty is as pretty does. I haven't been terribly impressed by her manners.'


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