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
Examples from the Web for neatly
They also give the impression that you have a neatly organized life.Handbags: The More You Pay, The Smaller They Shrink|Elizabeth Landers|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He caught the first round in his thin and neatly clipped beard, right under the jaw.
The neighbors first on the scene wondered how Taylor could have died “so neatly.”
When he looks at the neatly compiled jigsaw puzzle of his life, however, he feels empty, deeply dissatisfied.Is ‘Satisfaction’ a Love Story That’s Too Real About Sex and Marriage?|David Masciotra|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Neatly hung laundry still dangled over the main street from the second-floor balcony of an apartment above a blown-out storefront.
It is washed and anointed, the usual marks are made with sandal paste and ashes as in life, and it is neatly clothed.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston
His uniform was spotless, and it was pressed as neatly as if it had just come from the hands of a tailor.The Scouts of Stonewall|Joseph A. Altsheler
The neatly cut swaths of the little man with the jimdandy mower came to a dramatic end in the middle of the yard.Greener Than You Think|Ward Moore
Evidently she found it mirth provoking by contrast with her own neatly efficient garb.Armageddon--2419 A.D.|Philip Francis Nowlan
It was neatly cut from the girdle, in the shape of a shield, a little over a foot in width.The Lance of Kanana|Harry W. French