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neat

neat

 
pronunciation:
nit
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: neater, neatest
definition 1: clean and in proper order, or liking to keep things that way; tidy.
I keep my room neat.Luke is a neat person and always cleans up after himself.
synonyms:
orderly, tidy, trim
antonyms:
disorderly, messy, slovenly
definition 2: careful and exact; organized and simple.
Sharif found a neat way to solve that math problem.
synonyms:
efficient, orderly
similar words:
organized
definition 3: clever.
He came up with the neat idea of shoveling sidewalks to earn money.
synonyms:
clever
similar words:
original, slick
derivations: neatly (adv.), neatness (n.)
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  • neatly:
    in a neat way.
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