Definitions for neatnit

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. neat, orderly(adj)

    clean or organized

    "her neat dress"; "a neat room"

  2. neat(adj)

    showing care in execution

    "neat homework"; "neat handwriting"

  3. 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"

  4. clean, neat(adj)

    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"

  5. bang-up, bully, corking, cracking, dandy, great, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not bad(p), peachy, slap-up, swell, smashing(adj)

    very good

    "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"

  6. neat, straight, full-strength(adj)

    without water

    "took his whiskey neat"


  1. Neat(a.)

    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.

  2. Origin: [OE. nett, F. nett, fr. L. nitidus, fr. nitere to shine. Cf. Nitid, Net, a., Natty.]

Webster Dictionary

  1. Neat

    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

  2. Neat(noun)

    of or pertaining to the genus Bos, or to cattle of that genus; as, neat cattle

  3. Neat(adj)

    free from that which soils, defiles, or disorders; clean; cleanly; tidy

  4. Neat(adj)

    free from what is unbecoming, inappropriate, or tawdry; simple and becoming; pleasing with simplicity; tasteful; chaste; as, a neat style; a neat dress

  5. Neat(adj)

    free from admixture or adulteration; good of its kind; as, neat brandy

  6. Neat(adj)

    excellent in character, skill, or performance, etc.; nice; finished; adroit; as, a neat design; a neat thief

  7. Neat(adj)

    with all deductions or allowances made; net. [In this sense usually written net. See Net, a., 3.]

  8. Origin: [See neat, n.]


  1. Neat

    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.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'neat' in Adjectives Frequency: #651

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Haris naeem dhoraji:

    Coffee black, water tap, whisky neat.

  2. Don Herold:

    There's one thing about baldness, it's neat.

  3. John Lehman, Secretary of the US Navy, 1981-1987:

    Power corrupts. Absolute power is kind of neat

  4. John Lehman:

    Power corrupts. Absolute power is kind of neat.

  5. Stephanie Steinhorst:

    It doesn't end in a neat signature and the laying down of arms.

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