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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The Patchwork Girl was taller than he, when she stood upright, and her body was plump and rounded because it had been so neatly stuffed with cotton.
Taking a running start, his nimble legs carried him easily over and balanced neatly upon the end of the broad log.
My face is neatly painted upon one side of the bag, as you may see.
She was dressed, like Rachel, in sober gray, with the muslin folded neatly across her round, plump little chest.
Chagrined indeed had been the Jed of Gathol had he dreamed that he was being so neatly tricked.
Tip, during this conversation, was looking at the Woodman with undisguised amazement, and noticed that the celebrated Emperor of the Winkies was composed entirely of pieces of tin, neatly soldered and riveted together into the form of a man.
Now, I pride myself on doing things neatly, and when I resolved to kill John Claverhouse I had it in mind to do so in such fashion that I should not look back upon it and feel ashamed.
"Certainly," I replied with inane promptitude, for I had no notion of her drift; but then she ran off in a scurry of laughter, and still puzzled I turned into my room, TO FIND, neatly hung over the end of the bed, nothing less than the dainty petticoat and silk stockings of Sylvia Joy.
He ran in to my second ball and cut it neatly to the on for a single, and off my fifth and sixth he had two pretty drives for three, both behind the wicket.
"Only," said he, "it is no longer the sentimental card of the seventeenth century, it is the card of life, very neatly divided into two parts, one feminine, the other masculine; the right hemisphere for woman, the left for man."
I can see her at this moment: her short, square person planted firmly on the stool, her little fat hands moving quickly and neatly over the keys, her eyes fixed on the music with intelligent concentration.
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.