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.]
What does NEAT stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the NEAT acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.
British National Corpus
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
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Power corrupts. Absolute power is kind of neat.
For every problem, there is one solution which is simple, neat and wrong.
It's a neat tool, it's nice to put a little bit more in the drivers' hands.
It is not neat and it is not simple, but it is the best option that we have.
For every human problem, there is a neat, simple solution and it is always wrong
Images & Illustrations of neat
Translations for neat
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- 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
Get even more translations for neat »
Find a translation for the neat definition in other languages:
Select another language: