A man who has rejected the societal notion of masculinity and chosen to define himself from the inside out instead, realising that traits such as empathy and nuturing are not actually limited to the female of the species, and nor are aggression and assertiveness limited to the male.

Despite this newfound revelation, however, there is still a strong genetic predisposition for humans to continuously behave as if we were animals seeking out the alpha male with those genes most suited for surviving in a hostile environment.

Often times, the average woman, whom society encourages to indulge in her weaknesses and surpress her strengths, is a self-loathing masochist who may appreciate the nice guy's friendship and understanding, but feels no attraction toward him because his insecurities remind her of why she hates herself. Therefore, she almost always seeks the dominant, aggressive, unempathic male with whom she can vicariously live to make up for her weaknesses. Of course, this inidividual, commonly known as a jerk, is also usually an egotistical, disloyal, and shallow person for whom societal dictates of masculinity will force him to disregard his mate's feelings and treat her as if she were beneath him.

Feeling emotionally unsatisfied, the female will then turn to her nice guy friend, whom she has long since castrated, for comfort, and complain to him about how men suck, except for him, and that he deserves a good girlfriend eventually except that it is never her or any other woman he might encounter.
I'm a Nice Guy? Fuck You!
by Killing Kittens March 01, 2005
A man who is to afraid to speak his mind. Often times they will complain about how they are mistreated by women and hate the "Alpha's", "Frat Guy" ,"Athletes" and label them as troglodytes. What the nice guys fail to realize, is they are weak at a fundamental level. They only befriend the girls who are attractive because they have hopes that the friendship will result in sex or relationship. They kling on to these attractive woman because they do not have enough confidence in themselves to say they deserve more and better from these relationships. The pandering fool often is depressed because though he feels that he is close to the girl, he understands fundamentally the woman will not grow to like him. This is because girls are attracted to confidence on a very basic level. The obsequious ways of the nice guy are the embodiment of lack of confidence and self loathing. Nice guys do not strive to be jerks but good men. The difference in the two paradigms is this, nice guys do what they do to receive validation and praise, good men do what they want because they want to. Good men are truthful, honest and blunt.
I was a nice guy and hated myself and the world, I became a good man and I love life and the world.
by Thelonious Kwiggz August 11, 2012
Any man who is kind and respectful. If a true nice guy is constantly rejected, he will take it in silence and walk away. However, this is usually because he is nice but boring. Sometimes, the person can will himself to be more interesting. However, there could be significant factors that play a role like health and family problems.

A common stereotype is that EVERY unsuccessful nice guy must be misogynist or whiny, hence why he doesn't succeed. Oftentimes, the biggest proponents of this view are pretty whiny, judgmental, and very pointy-headed themselves. There are many unsuccessful nice guys out there that have external problems in their lives which prevent them from being interesting. They are just looking for like everyone else, but are held in a negative light by those whiners.
Unsuccessful genuinely nice guy: I have had problems with my breathing and come from a dysfunctional family, making it hard to live a full life. I haven't even kissed a girl, but long for love like everyone else. I'm fine with polite rejections, but I find rude rejections to be overly harsh--

Whiny internet nice guy critic (on blog): YEA WELL MUST U HATE WOMEN AND ARE SUPER WHINY ALL U DO IS COMPLAIN, COMPLAIN, COMPLAIN I MEAN I, ME, AND MYSELF NEVER WINE AND AM XTREMELY TOLERANT AND NONJUDGMENTAL. WOW YOU WANT LOVE, YOU JUST THINK WOMEN OWE U SHIT

Unsuccessful genuinely nice guy: I believe you're being judgmental. Maybe you should get off the internet, breathe fresh air, quit making assumptions, and quit provoking people. Not everyone has it as good as you. Good day.
by atdevel April 19, 2013
1. A guy who might very well get laid a ton but will never pleasure fuck someone he knows is vulnerable. A nice guy is just as capable of casual sex as anyone else but he'll give you the heads up.

2. A guy who is usually very handsome and secure enough about himself to empathize with women. He might have problems fitting in for not betraying his values but he persists.

3.A man often derided by ugly jocks and stupid girls who equate the presence of empathy in a person with an absence of confidence.

4. A very cool, profound man who often possesses great artistic gifts. He may grow up to be a rockstar and laugh in the faces of the petty little shitheads who teased him for not fitting in.

5. A man who will kick your ass just as fast as any other if you mess with him but would not dare hit his wife or girlfriend.
That cool rocker was a nice guy who was opposed to sexism with a passion. I'll be damned if he didn't kick that jock shithead's ass though...
by Laertes June 27, 2007
The type of man preferred by normal, psychologically healthy women, such as those who inhabit places like Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe. However, the nice guy gets little play from modern Western women, due to them being deranged, mentally ill skanks who enjoy being used and abused by creeps and players.
Nice guys *do* get laid--just not by mentally ill skanks like most modern Western women are.
by sfgnjhsyjnwsrtjhnawr September 28, 2009
A term that a mother uses to describe any single man she approves of and fantasizes about her daughter marrying, but for whom the daughter usually claims to have zero interest in *that* way.

A man labelled a "nice guy" is often a superficially respectful and intelligent, but also frustratingly indecisive or cowardly person who won't get the aforementioned girl because he won't initiate or ask.

Sometimes, the girl dislikes him and finds him boring because he always plays his life safe and fails to go out and accomplish anything interesting with it. (This is why the mother likes him.)

Other times, he is a friend of the girl and desires a relationship with someone, but fails to consider the obvious candidate. (This is the most cliched of romantic-comedy cliches).
Mother: "That guy who dropped you off home seemed like a nice guy."

Girl: "Yeah, I guess."
by fatbloke27 April 22, 2012
the hardest to find, but greatest to have
girl: did you see HSM, troy is truly a nice guy
girl2:if only we could find a nice guy like him
by Adriana Malik December 30, 2011
1. They finish last.

2. Permanent residents of the friend zone.
Yup, Howard's going the way of the nice guys. He'll never make it out of the friend zone.
by wish303 April 22, 2008

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