meaning of neat

1. Cattle of the genus Bos, as distinguished from horses, sheep, and goats; an animal of the genus Bos; as, a neats tongue; a neats foot.
Of or pertaining to the genus Bos, or to cattle of that genus; as, neat cattle.
Free from that which soils, defiles, or disorders; clean; cleanly; tidy.
Free from what is unbecoming, inappropriate, or tawdry; simple and becoming; pleasing with simplicity; tasteful; chaste; as, a neat style; a neat dress.
Free from admixture or adulteration; good of its kind; as, neat brandy.
Excellent in character, skill, or performance, etc. ; nice; finished; adroit; as, a neat design; a neat thief.
With all deductions or allowances made; net. [In this sense usually written net. See Net, a. , 3. ]
free from clumsiness; precisely or deftly executed; "he landed a clean left on his opponents cheek"; "a clean throw"; "the neat exactness of the surgeons ">knife"

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neat | neat hack | neaten | neatherd | neathouse | neatify | neatly | neatness | neatress | neats-foot oil |

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