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Definition of neath

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1. neat [ a ] clean or orderly
Examples: "her neat dress" "a neat room"

Used in print:

(Robert A. Futterman, The Future of Our Cities....)

And wherever the new thruways go_up their banks are lined by neat glass and metal and colored brick light industry .

(Bruce Palmer, "My Brother's Keeper", Many Are...)

They were stocky men , well_fed and clean-shaven , with neat uniforms and sturdy boots .

(Jane Gilmore Rushing, "Against the Moon,"...)

She had made curtains for all the windows of her little house , and she had kept it spotless and neat , shabby as it was , and cooked good meals for Bobby_Joe .

(Sallie Bingham, "Moving Day," The Atlantic...)

Still , he had liked the way she had looked , in a fresh , neat cotton dress - citron yellow , if he remembered .

(Octavia Waldo, A Cup of the Sun....)

He knew at a glance that the biggest sandals belonged to Niobe , the neatest ones to Concetta , and the laced ones to Romeo , Concetta 's idiot brother .

Synonyms neat Related Terms tidy

2. neat [ a ] showing care in execution
Examples: "neat homework" "neat handwriting"

Used in print:

(Marvin Schiller, "The Sheep's in the Meadow,"...)

My memory has catalogued for easy reference and withdrawal the image of her pink , scented stationery and the unsloped , almost printed configurations of her neat , studious handwriting with which she invited me to recall our summer , so many sentences beginning with `` Remember when '' ; and_others concerning camp friends who resided in her suburban neighborhood , and news of her commencing again her piano_lessons , her private_school , a visit to Boston to see her grandparents and an uncle who was a surgeon returned on furlough , wounded , from the war in Europe .

Synonyms neat Related Terms tidy

3. neat [ a ] free from clumsiness; precisely or deftly executed
Examples: "he landed a clean left on his opponent's cheek" "a clean throw" "the neat exactness of the surgeon's knife"

Used in print:

(Musical America, LXXXI:5...)

Compare the vast difference in scope and beauty between his neat and witty little Classical_Symphony and his big , muscular , passionate , and eloquent Fifth_Symphony ; or the Love_for_Three_Oranges ( gay as it is ) with the wonderful , imaginative , colorful , and subtle tenderness of the magnificent ballet , The Stone_Flower .

Synonyms neat clean Related Terms adroit

4. neat [ a ] free from what is tawdry or unbecoming
Examples: "a neat style" "a neat set of rules" "she hated to have her neat plans upset"

Synonyms neat tasteful refined Related Terms elegant

5. neat [ a ] (informal) very good
Examples: "a bully pulpit" "a neat sports car" "had a great time at the party" "you look simply smashing"

Synonyms great swell bully groovy cracking corking smashing keen neat nifty not_bad peachy dandy slap-up cool bang-up Related Terms colloquialism good

6. neat [ a ] without water
Examples: "took his whiskey neat"

Synonyms neat straight full-strength Related Terms undiluted

7. neat [ a ] without water
Examples: "took his whiskey neat"

Synonyms straight full-strength neat Related Terms undiluted

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