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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Clean and tidy.

Usage examples (40)
  • When the tea is brought at five o'clock, And all the neat curtains are drawn with care, The little black cat with bright green eyes Is suddenly purring there.
  • Took his whiskey neat
  • A neat style
  • Her neat dress for more
Tutoring comment
  • Neat originally meant "bright and shiny," thus, "neat as a pin."
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