Neat is defined as someone or something that is tidy, well-formed or well-done.(adjective)
The definition of neat is something considered cool or awesome.(adjective)
An example of something neat is a well-planned and well-executed project.
See neat in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr net < L nitidus, shining, elegant, smart, trim < nitere, to shine < IE base *nei-, to be active, shine > MIr nīam, luster, beauty
noun pl. neat
Origin: ME nete < OE neat (akin to ON naut, Du noot) < base of neotan, to enjoy, possess < IE base *neud-, to make use of > Lith naudà, benefit, possessions
See neat in American Heritage Dictionary 4
adjective neat·er, neat·est
Origin: Anglo-Norman neit, clear, pure
Origin: , variant of Old French net
Origin: , from Latin nitidus, elegant, gleaming
Origin: , from nitēre, to shine.
noun pl. neat neat
Origin: Middle English net
Origin: , from Old English nēat.
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