neat

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈniːt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/nit/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(nēt)


Inflections of 'neat' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
neater
adj comparative
neatest
adj superlative
Inflections of 'neat' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": neat
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neat

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a neat [essay, letter, list]
  2. a neat [figure, outline, shape, woman, person]
  3. his [writing, handwriting] is very neat
  4. has very neat [writing]
  5. is a very neat [person, individual]
  6. a neat, clean appearance
  7. a nice neat [part, hairstyle]
  8. a neat and ordered [way, manner, fashion] (of)
  9. keep the [place, room, house] neat and tidy
  10. keep it nice and neat
  11. [stacked, arranged, placed] in neat piles
  12. a neat bit of [deduction, skill, trickery]
  13. that's a neat [bike, cell phone, tablet, watch] (you've got)!
  14. came up with a neat [solution, suggestion, idea] (to)
  15. what a neat [bike, idea]!
  16. was really neat to [have, see, be, visit, get]
  17. I'll have a neat [whiskey, vodka, brandy]
  18. [takes, drinks, prefers] his [whiskey] neat
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