[ neet-nik ]

  1. a person who is extremely neat about surroundings, appearance, etc.: Sandra is such a neatnik that it makes me crazy—I don't care how tidy her desk is, but she keeps trying to tidy my desk!

Origin of neatnik

First recorded in 1955–60; neat1 + -nik, by analogy with beatnik

Words Nearby neatnik Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023