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neat

adjective  us   /nit/

neat adjective (ARRANGED)

[-er/-est only] arranged well, with everything in its place: neat handwriting She keeps her room neat and clean. [-er/-est only] A neat person likes everything to be clean and well arranged. [-er/-est only] Neat can also mean skillful or effective: a neat trick/solution

neat adjective (NOTHING ADDED)

[not gradable] (of alcoholic drinks) with nothing added; straight

neat adjective (GREAT)

[-er/-est only] infml great: The party was really neat. What a neat bike!
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