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(adj.sat, noun, adj.)


There are 17 meanings of the word Neat.

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Neat - as an adjective satellite

Clean or organized

Example: "Her neat dress"

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Showing care in execution

Example: "Neat homework"

Free from clumsiness; precisely or deftly executed

Example: "He landed a clean left on his opponent's cheek"

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Superficially impressive, but lacking depth and attention to the true complexities of a subject

Example: "Too facile a solution for so complex a problem"

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(of an alcoholic drink) without water

Example: "Took his whiskey neat"

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Neat - as a noun

An artificial intelligence researcher who believes that solutions should be elegant, clear and provably correct. compare scruffy.

A bull or cow.

Cattle collectively.

Neat - as an adjective

Clean, tidy; free from dirt or impurities.

Example: "My room is neat because i tidied it this morning.  she has very neat hair."

Free from contaminants; unadulterated, undiluted. particularly of liquor and cocktails; see usage below.

Example: "I like my whisky neat."

Conditions with a liquid reagent or gas performed with no standard solvent or cosolvent.

Example: "The arbuzov reaction is performed by adding the bromide to the phosphite, neat.  the molecular beam was neat acetylene."

With all deductions or allowances made; net.

Having a simple elegance or style; clean, trim, tidy, tasteful.

Example: "The front room was neat and carefully arranged for the guests."

Well-executed or delivered; clever, skillful, precise.

Example: "Having the two protagonists meet in the last act was a particularly neat touch."

Facile; missing complexity or details in the favor of convenience or simplicity.

Example: "Courts should not reduce this case to a neat set of legal rules."

Good, excellent, desirable.

Example: "Hey, neat convertible, man."

Example Sentences

"She always keeps her desk neat and organized."
"He has a neat handwriting, making his notes easy to read."
"The house was kept in a neat and tidy condition."
"The chef arranged the ingredients in neat little piles."
"She folded the laundry with neat precision."
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Word Game Points

Is NEAT a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, neat is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

NEAT has a SCRABBLE points total of 4.

Is NEAT a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, neat is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
NEAT has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 5.

Is NEAT a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, neat is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
NEAT has a WORDFEUD points total of 4.

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