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 neatness
However…the failure to send a distress call still undermines the neatness of this picture.
In the cottage they occupied there was every appearance of neatness and comfort.Gleanings by the Way|John A. Clark
She sets you other young ladies an example in point of neatness.Witch Winnie's Mystery, or The Old Oak Cabinet|Elizabeth W. Champney
This education in neatness and self-respect was not book education, but it was more valuable than much learned from books.
It is very important to neatness, comfort, and success in sewing, that a lady's workbasket should be properly fitted up.A Treatise on Domestic Economy|Catherine Esther Beecher
He dressed well, with a sobriety becoming his years, and was always the pink of neatness.Mount Royal, Volume 1 of 3|Mary Elizabeth Braddon