neat definition

  • adjective:
    • Orderly and clean; tidy.
    • Orderly and precise in process; systematic.
    • Marked by ingenuity and ability; adroit: a neat turn of phrase.
    • Not diluted or mixed with other substances: neat whiskey.
    • Left all things considered deductions; net: neat revenue.
    • Slang Wonderful; terrific: which was a neat celebration.
    • Clean, tidy; clear of soil or impurities.
    • free of contaminants; unadulterated, undiluted. Specifically of liquor and cocktails; see consumption below.
    • problems with a liquid reagent or fuel performed without standard solvent or cosolvent
    • along with deductions or allowances made; web.
    • Having an easy beauty or style; clean, trim, clean, tasteful.
    • Well-executed or delivered; smart, skilful, exact.
    • great, exemplary, desirable.
    • Of or regarding the genus Bos, or to cattle of that genus.
    • clear of that which soils, defiles, or disorders; clean; cleanly; neat.
    • Free from what is unbecoming, unacceptable, or tawdry; simple and easy getting; pleasing with ease of use; tasteful; chaste
    • clear of admixture or adulteration; good of its type.
    • exemplary in personality, ability, or overall performance, etc.; great; finished; adroit
    • along with deductions or allowances made; web. [within good sense often written web. See Net, a., 3.]
    • free of something tawdry or unbecoming
    • without liquid
    • clean or arranged
    • showing treatment in execution
    • without clumsiness; precisely or deftly executed
    • very good
  • noun:
    • Archaic A cow or other domestic bovine animal.
    • A bull or cow.
    • Cattle collectively.
    • Cattle regarding the genus Bos, as distinguished from ponies, sheep, and goats; an animal for the genus Bos
    • Cattle of this bovine genus, as bulls, oxen, and cattle: utilized collectively.
    • A single bovine animal.
  • others:
    • becoming or relating to animals of ox kind: because, neat cattle.
    • Clear; pure; unmixed; undiluted; unadulterated: since, one glass of brandy neat.
    • free from any extraneous matter; clear of the cask, situation, wrapper, etc.; with deductions made: as, nice body weight.
    • clear of what exactly is unwelcome, unpleasant, unbecoming, or perhaps in bad flavor; pleasing; good.
    • described as nicety of look, building, arrangement, etc.; great; thus, orderly; trim; clean; often, particularly, clean; since, a neat package; the apartment was constantly extremely nice; neat in a single's gown.
    • Well-shaped or well-proportioned; cleancut: because, a neat foot and foot.
    • Complete in personality, skill, etc.; exact; finished; adroit; clever; skilful: applied to people or things.
    • Spruce; finical; over-nice.
    • A commendatory word, used notably vaguely.
    • Synonyms Clean, cleanly, unsoiled.
    • Nicely.

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