adjective, neat·er, neat·est.
- (of cement) without sand or other aggregate.
- (of plaster) without any admixture except hair or fiber.
Origin of neat1
SYNONYMS FOR neat
Related formsneat·ly, adverbneat·ness, noun
Definition for neat (2 of 2)
noun, plural neat.
Origin of neat2
Examples from the Web for neat
In a neat line, his agent, beginning a bidding war, promised: “Michiko Kakutani will flip for this.”What On Earth Is ‘The Affair’ About? Season One’s Baffling Finale|Tim Teeman|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The soldiers in 2nd Platoon, Blackfoot Company discovered his rifle, helmet, body armor and web gear in a neat stack.We Lost Soldiers in the Hunt for Bergdahl, a Guy Who Walked Off in the Dead of Night|Nathan Bradley Bethea|June 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In it he arrives at (as well as departs from; neat feat) the startling notion of the Great War as one that was pre-mourned.
Senator Paul also scorned “labels” and the tendency to corral politicians and thinkers into neat, ideological camps.Is Rand Paul a Secret Hawk? Or Maybe Not a Total Dove?|James Kirchick|May 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She brings her own tea bags in a neat Ziploc bag, and I am mildly awed at her preparedness and chutzpah.Marlo Thomas Says Girls Should Feel Free to Be Like Hannah Horvath|Emily Shire|April 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A great part of our comfort within doors depends upon our apartments being kept clean and neat.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. I (of 4)|William Kirby
I should like you to be neat when Dr. Renton arrives, and he will probably have tea with me.Dimbie and I--and Amelia|Mabel Barnes-Grundy
No conventional and hideous hat or bonnet disfigures the neat outline of their heads.A War-time Journal, Germany 1914 and German Travel Notes|Harriet Julia Jephson
Elvin stared in disbelief at the neat square of tropical jungle rising cleanly in the heart of San Benedicto.Adolescents Only|Irving E. Cox
Otoyo and Judy and Molly folded the gauze into the neat little six-inch squares.Molly Brown's College Friends|Nell Speed