neatnik

[ neet-nik ]
/ ˈnit nɪk /

noun Slang.

a person who is extremely neat about surroundings, appearance, etc.
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Word Origin and History for neatnik

neatnik


n.

"excessively tidy person," 1959, from neat (adj.) with a punning play on beatnik.

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