Definition of neat. (Entry 1 of 3) 1 : free from dirt and disorder : habitually clean and orderly kept her room neat. 2a : marked by skill or ingenuity : adroit a neat trick.What is neatneatness?
neat′ness n. A cow or other domestic bovine animal. [Middle English net, from Old English nēat .] American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.What is the origin of the word neatness?
[Anglo-Norman neit, clear, pure, variant of Old French net, from Latin nitidus, elegant, gleaming, from nitēre, to shine .] neat′ness n. A cow or other domestic bovine animal.What is the difference between neatness and tidiness?
neatness - the state of being neat and smart and trim. spruceness. tidiness - the habit of being tidy. trim, trimness - a state of arrangement or appearance; "in good trim".