Adjective "Neat" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Neat


    Definition:

    1. in a pleasingly orderly and clean condition: a neat room.

    2. habitually orderly and clean in appearance or habits: a neat person.

    3. of a simple, pleasing appearance, style, design, etc.: a neat cottage.

    4. cleverly effective in character or execution: a neat scheme; a neat solution.

    5. Slang. great; wonderful; fine: What a neat car!

    6. clever, dexterous, or apt: She gave a neat characterization of the old woman.

    7. straight (def 33).

    Origin:
    neat

    Examples:

    "villas can be neat in scales."

    "vegetables can be neat as accounts."

    "ties can be neat beneath collars."

    "sisters can be neat in habits."

    "rooms can be neat as pinnies."

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