1. The defining, sometimes intangible element of an entity, event, or concept which makes it nifty.
2. The level or measure of how nifty something is.
Syn.: niftiness Ant.: lameity
"After much thought and consideration, I have conclusively determined that the nift of your new pair of shoes lies in its shoelaces."
"Whoa, sweet webcomic! Truly, the nift of Sluggy is unparalleled any other."