adjective, neat·er, neat·est.
- (of cement) without sand or other aggregate.
- (of plaster) without any admixture except hair or fiber.
Words nearby neat
Origin of neat1
SYNONYMS FOR neat
OTHER WORDS FROM neatneat·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