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ADJECTIVE (6)

1. clean or organized;
- Example: "her neat dress"
- Example: "a neat room"
[syn: neat, orderly]

2. showing care in execution;
- Example: "neat homework"
- Example: "neat handwriting"

3. free from what is tawdry or unbecoming;
- Example: "a neat style"
- Example: "a neat set of rules"
- Example: "she hated to have her neat plans upset"
[syn: neat, refined, tasteful]

4. free from clumsiness; precisely or deftly executed;
- Example: "he landed a clean left on his opponent's cheek"
- Example: "a clean throw"
- Example: "the neat exactness of the surgeon's knife"
[syn: clean, neat]

5. very good;
- Example: "he did a bully job"
- Example: "a neat sports car"
- Example: "had a great time at the party"
- Example: "you look simply smashing"
[syn: bang-up, bully, corking, cracking, dandy, great, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not bad(p), peachy, slap-up, swell, smashing]

6. without water;
- Example: "took his whiskey neat"
[syn: neat, straight, full-strength]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Neat \Neat\ (n[=e]t), n. sing. & pl. [AS. ne['a]t; akin to OHG. n[=o]z, Icel. naut, Sw. n["o]t, Dan. n["o]d, and to AS. ne['o]tan to make use of, G. geniessen, Goth. niutan to have a share in, have joy of, Lith. nauda use, profit.] (Zool.) Cattle of the genus Bos, as distinguished from horses, sheep, and goats; an animal of the genus Bos; as, a neat's tongue; a neat's foot. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Wherein the herds[men] were keeping of their neat. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] The steer, the heifer, and the calf Are all called neat. --Shak. [1913 Webster] A neat and a sheep of his own. --Tusser. [1913 Webster] Neat's-foot, an oil obtained by boiling the feet of neat cattle. It is used to render leather soft and pliable. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Neat \Neat\, a. [See neat, n.] Of or pertaining to the genus Bos, or to cattle of that genus; as, neat cattle. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Neat \Neat\, a. [Compar. Neater; superl. Neatest.] [OE. nett, F. nett, fr. L. nitidus, fr. nitere to shine. Cf. Nitid, Net, a., Natty.] 1. Free from that which soils, defiles, or disorders; clean; cleanly; tidy. [1913 Webster] If you were to see her, you would wonder what poor body it was that was so surprisingly neat and clean. --Law. [1913 Webster] 2. Free from what is unbecoming, inappropriate, or tawdry; simple and becoming; pleasing with simplicity; tasteful; chaste; as, a neat style; a neat dress. [1913 Webster] 3. Free from admixture or adulteration; good of its kind; as, neat brandy; to drink one's vodka neat. Hence: (Chem.) Pure; undiluted; as, dissolved in neat acetone. "Our old wine neat." --Chapman. [1913 Webster +PJC] 4. Excellent in character, skill, or performance, etc.; nice; finished; adroit; as, a neat design; a neat thief. [1913 Webster] 5. With all deductions or allowances made; net. Note: [In this sense usually written net. See Net, a., 3.] [1913 Webster] neat line (Civil Engin.), a line to which work is to be built or formed. Neat work, work built or formed to neat lines. [1913 Webster] Syn: Nice; pure; cleanly; tidy; trim; spruce. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

neat adj 1: clean or organized; "her neat dress"; "a neat room" [syn: neat, orderly] 2: showing care in execution; "neat homework"; "neat handwriting" 3: free from what is tawdry or unbecoming; "a neat style"; "a neat set of rules"; "she hated to have her neat plans upset" [syn: neat, refined, tasteful] 4: free from clumsiness; precisely or deftly executed; "he landed a clean left on his opponent's cheek"; "a clean throw"; "the neat exactness of the surgeon's knife" [syn: clean, neat] 5: very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing" [syn: bang-up, bully, corking, cracking, dandy, great, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not bad(p), peachy, slap-up, swell, smashing] 6: without water; "took his whiskey neat" [syn: neat, straight, full-strength]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

256 Moby Thesaurus words for "neat": Attic, Ciceronian, Daedalian, OK, Spartan, absolute, ace-high, adept, adroit, all ataunto, anal, apt, artistic, ascetic, ataunt, austere, authoritative, bad, bald, bang-up, bare, bonzer, boss, bravura, braw, brilliant, bully, bungup and bilge-free, but good, calligraphic, candid, capital, chaste, chic, chipper, clarified, classic, classy, clean, clean-cut, clear, clever, clothes-conscious, comely, common, commonplace, cool, coordinated, copperplate, corking, cosmopolitan, crack, crackerjack, cunning, cute, daedal, dandy, dapper, dashing, deft, delicious, dexterous, dextrous, dinky, diplomatic, direct, distilled, dressed to advantage, dressed to kill, dry, ducky, dull, easy, efficient, elegant, excellent, exceptional, expert, exquisite, fab, fancy, fastidious, fine, fine and dandy, finished, first-class, frank, gear, genteel, good, goodish, graceful, gracile, grand, great, groovy, handy, heavy, homely, homespun, hot, hunky-dory, ingenious, jam-up, jaunty, just dandy, keen, lean, limpid, lucid, magisterial, marvy, masterful, masterly, matter-of-fact, mean, naked, natty, natural, nifty, no mean, nobby, okay, on the rocks, open, orderly, organized, out of sight, peachy, peachy-keen, pellucid, perspicuous, plain, plain-speaking, plain-spoken, polished, politic, posh, precise, prim, professional, proficient, prosaic, prosing, prosy, pure, purified, quick, quite some, ready, recherche, rectified, refined, regular, resourceful, restrained, ripping, ritzy, round, rum, rustic, scrumptious, severe, shapely, sharp, sheer, shipshape, simple, simple-speaking, skillful, slap-up, sleek, slick, smart, smashing, smug, snazzy, snug, sober, soigne, soignee, solid, some, something else, sophisticated, spare, spick and span, spiffing, spiffy, splendid, spruce, stark, statesmanlike, straight, straightforward, stunning, style-conscious, stylish, super, swank, swanky, swell, systematic, tactful, tasteful, taut, terse, the compleat, the complete, tidy, tight, top-hole, top-notch, topping, tough, tricksy, trig, trim, unadorned, unadulterated, unaffected, unalloyed, unblended, uncluttered, uncombined, uncomplicated, uncompounded, uncorrupted, uncut, undiluted, unembellished, unfortified, unimaginative, unlabored, unleavened, unmingled, unmixed, unornamented, unpoetical, unsophisticated, untinged, unvarnished, virtuoso, well-cared-for, well-done, well-dressed, well-favored, well-formed, well-groomed, well-made, well-ordered, well-proportioned, well-shaped, wizard, wonderful, workmanlike
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

NEAT New Enhanced Advanced Technology (AT)
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

NEAT Novell Easy Administration Tool (Novell, Netware)
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

NEAT or NET, contracts. The exact weight of an article, without the bag, box, keg, or other thing in which it may be enveloped.