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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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Adv.1.nattily - in a natty manner; with smartness; "it was arranged carefully and nattily"
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