neatly


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neat 1

 (nēt)
adj. neat·er, neat·est
1.
a. Orderly and clean; tidy: a neat office; a neat desk.
b. Habitually tidy or well-organized: was lucky to have a neat roommate.
2. Marked by ingenuity and skill; adroit: a neat turn of phrase.
3. Not diluted or mixed with other substances: neat whiskey.
4. Left after all deductions; net: neat profit.
5. Slang Wonderful; terrific: That was a neat party.

[Anglo-Norman neit, clear, pure, variant of Old French net, from Latin nitidus, elegant, gleaming, from nitēre, to shine.]

neat′ly adv.
neat′ness n.

neat 2

 (nēt)
n. pl. neat Archaic
A cow or other domestic bovine animal.

[Middle English net, from Old English nēat.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.neatly - with neatness; "she put the slippers under the bed neatly"

neatly

adverb
1. tidily, nicely, smartly, systematically, methodically, fastidiously He took off his trousers and folded them neatly.
2. smartly, elegantly, stylishly, tidily, nattily She was neatly dressed, her hair was tidy and she carried a shoulder-bag.
3. gracefully, expertly, efficiently, adeptly, deftly, skilfully, nimbly, adroitly, dexterously, agilely He sent the ball over the bar with a neatly executed header.
4. cleverly, precisely, accurately, efficiently, aptly, elegantly She neatly summed up a common attitude among many teachers and parents.
Translations
بأناقَه، بِتَرْتيب، بِمَهارَهبِتَنْظِيمِ
úhledněpečlivě
nydeligtordentligt
siististi
uredno
snyrtilega; snoturlega
きちんと
깔끔하게
úhľadne
skrbno
ordentligt
อย่างเรียบร้อย
derli topludüzgün şekilde
một cách gọn gàng

neatly

[ˈniːtlɪ] ADV
1. (= carefully, tidily) [arrange, put, fold] → con cuidado, cuidadosamente, con esmero; [write, type] → claramente
she is always very neatly dressedsiempre va muy arreglada
a neatly kept gardenun jardín bien cuidado
2. (= cleverly) [summarize, explain] → con claridad, bien; [avoid] → ingeniosamente, con habilidad
as you so neatly put itcomo tú muy bien dijiste
it was very neatly putestaba muy bien expresado
3. (= conveniently) [fit] → perfectamente; [divide] → claramente, fácilmente
they do not fit neatly into categoriesno se los puede encasillar tan fácilmente
everything worked out very neatlytodo se resolvió muy bien

neatly

[ˈniːtli] adv
[labelled, arranged, stacked, clipped, pressed, typed] → soigneusement; [fold, put away, hang up] → soigneusement
a neatly trimmed beard → une barbe soigneusement taillée
neatly folded → soigneusement plié(e)
neatly wrapped
It comes neatly wrapped in a little cellophane bag → C'est vendu dans un petit sachet de cellophane très pratique.
[fit] → facilement
neatly dressed → à la mise soignée
to fit neatly into sth [object] → rentrer facilement dans qch; [person] → rentrer facilement dans qch
Real people do not fit neatly into categories → Des gens authentiques ne rentrent pas facilement dans une catégorie.

neatly

adv
(= tidily)ordentlich; write, work, sewordentlich, sauber
(= pleasingly)nett, adrett, hübsch; a neatly turned ankleeine hübsche schlanke Fessel
(= skilfully)gewandt; solvesauber, elegant; that was neatly donedas hast du/hat er etc schlau gemacht; neatly putprägnant formuliert; neatly turned phrasesprägnant formulierte Sätze pl

neatly

[ˈniːtlɪ] adv
a. (tidily, fold, wrap, dress) → accuratamente, con cura; (write) → bene, in bella calligrafia
b. (skilfully) → abilmente
neatly put → ben espresso/a

neat

(niːt) adjective
1. tidy; well-ordered, with everything in the right place. a neat house; She is very neat and tidy.
2. skilfully done. He has made a neat job of the repair.
3. (of drink, especially alcoholic) without added water. neat whisky.
ˈneatness noun
ˈneatly adverb
tidily or skilfully. Please write neatly.

neatly

بِتَنْظِيمِ úhledně nydeligt ordentlich προσεγμένα pulcramente siististi soigneusement uredno ordinatamente きちんと 깔끔하게 netjes ordentlig schludnie caprichosamente, esmeradamente опрятно ordentligt อย่างเรียบร้อย derli toplu một cách gọn gàng 整洁地
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I see a young lady who pins her collar straight, laces her boots neatly, and neither whistles, talks slang, nor lies on the rug as she used to do.
That while he tendered to Alice the gourd of sweet water, and the venison in a trencher, neatly carved from the knot of the pepperidge, with sufficient courtesy, in performing the same offices to her sister, his dark eye lingered on her rich, speaking countenance.
For instance, there was a glass pickle-jar, filled with fragments of Gibraltar rock; not, indeed, splinters of the veritable stone foundation of the famous fortress, but bits of delectable candy, neatly done up in white paper.
When we were nearly at the spot the pony put down his head and threw up his heels, and sent the boy neatly over into a broad quickset hedge, and with the rein dangling from his head he set off home at a full gallop.
His cleaver had a blade about two feet long, and he never made but one cut; he made it so neatly, too, that his implement did not smite through and dull itself--there was just enough force for a perfect cut, and no more.
A gay robe of scarlet and yellow plaid, carefully made and neatly fitted, set off to advantage the dark and rich style of his beauty; and a certain comic air of assurance, blended with bashfulness, showed that he had been not unused to being petted and noticed by his master.
He kept rushing the matador, who always slipped smartly and gracefully aside in time, waiting for a sure chance; and at last it came; the bull made a deadly plunge for him - was avoided neatly, and as he sped by, the long sword glided silently into him, between left shoulder and spine - in and in, to the hilt.
For some years Wilson had been privately at work on a whimsical almanac, for his amusement--a calendar, with a little dab of ostensible philosophy, usually in ironical form, appended to each date; and the judge thought that these quips and fancies of Wilson's were neatly turned and cute; so he carried a handful of them around one day, and read them to some of the chief citizens.
Mary took him in hand, and when she was done with him he was a man and a brother, without distinction of color, and his saturated hair was neatly brushed, and its short curls wrought into a dainty and symmetrical general effect.
He then went to a large gum-tree, and with his axe cut three large switches, and, after trimming them up neatly with his pocket- knife, he ordered me to take off my clothes.
I have seen a great many lists of her drawingup at various times of books that she meant to read regularly throughand very good lists they werevery well chosen, and very neatly arrangedsometimes alphabetically, and sometimes by some other rule.
But the return was no such easy matter: the stones were smooth and neatly cemented, and the rose-bushes and black-berry stragglers could yield no assistance in re-ascending.