neat
[niːt]
adjetivo
1. ordenado(a) (person) (in habits); aseado(a), pulcro(a) (in appearance); pulcro(a), ordenado(a) (room, house); claro(a), nítido(a) (handwriting); certero(a), hábil (solution)
  • he's a neat worker -> es un trabajador esmerado
2. seco(a), solo(a) (whiskey, vodka)
3. genial, fenomenal (familiar) (good) (Estados Unidos)

neat [nit]
adjetivo
1. Limpio, aseado, primoroso.
2. Bonito, pulido, lindo.
3. Puro, casto, natural, sin mezcla.
4. Gallardo, esmerado, de buenas proporciones, de forma graciosa.
5. Neto. (Comercio) (m)
sustantivo
6. Ganado vacuno; vaca o buey.
  • Neat’s leather -> cuero de ganado vacuno
  • Neat’s tongue -> lengua de vaca
  • Neat’s oil -> aceite de manitas
  • Neat-cattle -> ganado mayor
V. NET.

neat [niːt]
adjective
neater (comparative)neatest (superlative)
1 (tidy in appearance) [+room, desk, row, pile] ordenado
Everything was neat and tidy and gleamingly clean His desk was neat she put her clothes in a neat pile Children were quietly seated at neat rows of wooden desks
[+garden] bien cuidado
The front garden was neat and tidy
[+appearance] cuidado; pulcro; prolijo; (S. Cone)
Toby nodded approvingly at her neat appearance
[+clothes] muy cuidado
...a girl in a neat grey flannel suit
[+work] bien presentado
His work is always neat
everything looks neat and tidy todo parece muy ordenado; she always looks very neat siempre va muy arreglada; her hair is always very neat siempre va muy bien peinada; he has very neat handwriting tiene muy buena letra
2 (tidy by nature) [+person] ordenado; pulcro; prolijo; (S. Cone)
It's not like Alf leaving papers muddled like that. He's always so neat
3 (compact) [+figure] bien proporcionado
to have a neat figure ...the neat figure of Gwen John
[+waist, waistline] delgado
She was slim, with a neat waist
a neat little car un coche pequeño y de línea sencilla
4 (clever) [+solution] ingenioso; bueno
Neat solutions are not easily found to these issues `Make the punishment fit the crime.'/ How neat and tidy it sounded
[+plan] ingenioso
It had been such a neat, clever plan
[+division, category, explanation] claro
...the neat division of the year into wet and dry seasons I believe you've thought of a neat way to explain that?
5 (US) (wonderful) genial (informal)
that's a neat idea esa es una idea genial; those new apartments are really neat esos nuevos apartamentos son muy chulos (informal)
6 (Britain) (undiluted) [+whisky, brandy etc] solo
I take it neat lo tomo solo
You take your whisky neat and don't have any soda water he swallowed the brandy neat
half a litre of neat whisky medio litro de whisky puro

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