- (of cement) without sand or other aggregate.
- (of plaster) without any admixture except hair or fiber.
OTHER WORDS FOR neat
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OTHER WORDS FROM neatneatly, adverbneatness, noun
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How to use neat in a sentence
Philip may think it would be neater and cleaner to eliminate it outright?
The “new” Abe has a smoother face with a straighter collar, a neater necktie and a shorter neck.
There is no question that things would be neater for the GOP if the contest were cut short.
I would have made the Saracens descend from Sarah; the etymology would then have been neater.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
There is not a better, not a plainer, neater, nor more respectable looking church in the town.Our Churches and Chapels|Atticus
The first combs that a hive forms are the smallest, and much neater than the last or lowermost.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts
If it had come to fighting with the rest of your gang we'd have used you as a hostage but now there's a neater way.The Sensitive Man|Poul William Anderson
A dozen years later the same designer abolished the quarter-galleries, and introduced the neater and stronger circular stern.How Britannia Came to Rule the Waves|W.H.G. Kingston