natty

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Inflections of 'natty' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
nattier
adj comparative
nattiest
adj superlative

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
nat•ty /ˈnæti/USA pronunciation   adj.,  -ti•er, -ti•est. 
  1. neat and tidy; spruce:a natty uniform.
nat•ti•ly /ˈnætəli/USA pronunciation  adv.  

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
nat•ty  (natē),USA pronunciation adj.,  -ti•er, -ti•est. 
  1. neatly or trimly smart in dress or appearance;
    spruce:a natty white uniform.
natti•ly, adv. 
natti•ness, n. 
  • perh. variant of neat1 + -y1 1775–85

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
natty /ˈnætɪ/ adj ( -tier, -tiest)
  1. informal smart in appearance or dress; spruce; dapper
Etymology: 18th Century: perhaps from obsolete netty, from net neat1; compare Old French net trim

ˈnattily adv ˈnattiness n
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