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nat·ty

 (năt′ē)
adj. nat·ti·er, nat·ti·est
Neat, trim, and smart; dapper.

[Perhaps variant of obsolete netty, from net, elegant, from Middle English, from Old French; see neat1.]

nat′ti·ly adv.
nat′ti·ness n.
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natty

(ˈnætɪ)
adj, -tier or -tiest
informal smart in appearance or dress; spruce; dapper: a natty outfit.
[C18: perhaps from obsolete netty, from net neat1; compare Old French net trim]
ˈnattily adv
ˈnattiness n
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nat•ty

(ˈnæt i)

adj. -ti•er, -ti•est.
neatly or trimly smart; spruce: a natty uniform.
[1775–85]
nat′ti•ly, adv.
nat′ti•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.natty - marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners; "a dapper young man"; "a jaunty red hat"
fashionable, stylish - being or in accordance with current social fashions; "fashionable clothing"; "the fashionable side of town"; "a fashionable cafe"
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natty

adjective
1. smart, sharp, dashing, elegant, trim, neat, fashionable, stylish, trendy (Brit. informal), chic, spruce, well-dressed, dapper, debonair, snazzy (informal), modish, well-turned-out, rakish, crucial (slang) He was a natty dresser. a natty pin-stripe suit
2. smart, clever, stylish, ingenious, cool a natty little gadget
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Translations

natty

[ˈnætɪ] ADJ (nattier (compar) (nattiest (superl)))
1. (= smart) [suit, tie] → elegante, elegantoso (esp LAm)
he looked natty in his white uniformiba de lo más elegantoso or elegantón con su uniforme blanco
to be a natty dresserir siempre muy elegantoso or elegantón
2. (= handy) [gadget] → ingenioso
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natty

[ˈnæti] adj
(= smart) → très classe inv
a natty pin stripe suit → un costume rayé très classe
to be a natty dresser → s'habiller très classe
Cliff was a natty dresser → Cliff s'habillait très classe.
(= nifty) → très classe inv
natty little houses → de petites maisons très classe
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natty

adj (+er) (inf)
(= neat) dressschick, schmuck (dated); personschick, adrett; he’s a natty dresserer zieht sich immer elegant or schmuck (dated)an
(= handy) tool, gadgethandlich
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natty

[ˈnætɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam) → elegante, chic inv
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Make a romantic expression of NATTIER MANON BALLETTI CUSHION, PS35, THE NATIONAL GALLERY COMPANY days gone by with an elegant mixture of whites and greys.
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