clean or organized
"her neat dress"; "a neat room"
showing care in execution
"neat homework"; "neat handwriting"
neat, refined, tasteful(adj)
free from what is tawdry or unbecoming
"a neat style"; "a neat set of rules"; "she hated to have her neat plans upset"
free from clumsiness; precisely or deftly executed
"he landed a clean left on his opponent's cheek"; "a clean throw"; "the neat exactness of the surgeon's knife"
bang-up, bully, corking, cracking, dandy, great, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not bad(p), peachy, slap-up, swell, smashing(adj)
"he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"
neat, straight, full-strength(adj)
"took his whiskey neat"
Free from admixture or adulteration; good of its kind; as, neat brandy; to drink one's vodka neat. Hence: (Chem.) Pure; undiluted; as, dissolved in neat acetone.
Origin: [OE. nett, F. nett, fr. L. nitidus, fr. nitere to shine. Cf. Nitid, Net, a., Natty.]
cattle of the genus Bos, as distinguished from horses, sheep, and goats; an animal of the genus Bos; as, a neat's tongue; a neat's foot
of or pertaining to the genus Bos, or to cattle of that genus; as, neat cattle
free from that which soils, defiles, or disorders; clean; cleanly; tidy
free from what is unbecoming, inappropriate, or tawdry; simple and becoming; pleasing with simplicity; tasteful; chaste; as, a neat style; a neat dress
free from admixture or adulteration; good of its kind; as, neat brandy
excellent in character, skill, or performance, etc.; nice; finished; adroit; as, a neat design; a neat thief
with all deductions or allowances made; net. [In this sense usually written net. See Net, a., 3.]
Origin: [See neat, n.]
Neat is a Canadian television series, which airs on HGTV in Canada and formerly on Discovery Home in the United States. Hosted by professional organizer Hellen Buttigieg, Neat is a home improvement series in which Buttigieg helps a person with cluttered living spaces devise solutions to help organize their lives and possessions more effectively.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
nēt, adj. belonging to the bovine genus.—n. black-cattle: an ox or cow.—ns. Neat′-herd, one who herds, or has the care of, neat or cattle; Neat′-house, a building for the shelter of neat-cattle.—Neat's-foot oil, an oil obtained from the feet of oxen; Neat's leather, leather made of the hides of neat-cattle. [A.S. neát, cattle, a beast—neótan, niótan, to use; cf. Scot. nowt, black-cattle.]
nēt, adj. trim: tidy: clean: well-shaped: without mixture or adulteration: finished, adroit, clever, skilful.—adj. Neat′-hand′ed, dexterous.—adv. Neat′ly.—n. Neat′ness. [Fr. net—L. nitidus, shining—nìtēre, to shine.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'neat' in Adjectives Frequency: #651
The numerical value of neat in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of neat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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- نظيف, انيقArabic
- enginyós, sol, pulcre, net, purCatalan, Valencian
- čistý, elegantníCzech
- Hausrind, sauber, nett, adrett, ordentlichGerman
- pulcro, pura, res, puro, bien hecho, limpio, derecho, bovino, ordenadoSpanish
- شسته و رفتهPersian
- puhdas, taitava, nauta, siisti, raaka, etevä, tyylikäsFinnish
- ordonné, pure, net, bétail, pur, soignéFrench
- שור, בקרHebrew
- pulito, puro, ordinatoItalian
- tīrs, glīts, tīrīgsLatvian
- puur, netDutch
- asseado, bovino, limpado, levePortuguese
- чистый, бык, опрятный, короваRussian
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