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Princeton's WordNet

  1. neatlyadverb

    with neatness

    "she put the slippers under the bed neatly"


  1. neatlyadverb

    In a neat manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Neatlyadjective

    Etymology: from neat.

    I will never trust a man again for keeping his sword clean; nor believe he can have every thing in him, by wearing his apparel neatly. William Shakespeare, All’s well that ends well.

    To love an altar built,
    Of twelve vast French romances neatly gilt. Alexander Pope.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Neatlyadverb

    in a neat manner; tidily; tastefully

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'neatly' in Adverbs Frequency: #369

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of neatly in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of neatly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of neatly in a Sentence

  1. Jim Esposito:

    There is a great intensity and sense of urgency to measure and metric our progress with clients, trading and sales are aligned neatly around this effort.

  2. Jennifer WilliamsLater:

    The VP responded by neatly expressing our ongoing support for Ukraine, but wanting to hear from President President Zelensky, you know, what the status of President Zelensky reform efforts were that President Zelensky could then convey back to the President.

  3. Dr. Shreenivas R. Deshpande:

    Responsibility is doing ones work neatly, without the instruction and monitoring by anyone.

  4. W. J. Reichmann:

    Human beings, for all their pretensions, have a remarkable propensity for lending themselves to classification somewhere within neatly labelled categories. Even the outrageous exceptions may be classified as outrageous exceptions

  5. Mathew Morris:

    What stands out more is the contrast between the care and attention taken with these burials -- large, neatly dug graves with coffins -- and the crudeness of Richard III's grave, the more we examine it, the clearer it becomes how atypical Richard III's burial really was.

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    long and thin and often limp
    • A. currish
    • B. lank
    • C. naiant
    • D. bonzer

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