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(as) neat (or clean) as a pin

Definition of as neat or clean as a pin in English:

Extremely neat or clean.
Example sentences
  • Their mini daytime diner is neat as a pin, but clearly dated.
  • My house is bursting with love and sunshine, bright and neat as a pin inside, and my husband and I put our feet under our huge dog Ralph to keep warm.
  • A house that's clean and neat as a pin gives the impression that the property is easy to maintain, while clutter and grime suggest the house lacks storage space and needs a good deal of upkeep.
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