There are 2 definitions of natty in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈnati
 
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adjective (nattier, nattiest)

informal
  • 1(Of a person or an article of clothing) smart and fashionable: a natty blue blazer
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    • And their teacher: he's a tall, very urbane and rather natty man, with a grave manner.
    • British playwright Noel Coward was natty and flamboyant, a born performer.
    • According to the nosy old woman next door, the victim took the room with a companion, a natty man answering to the name of ‘Frenchy’.
    Synonyms
    smart, stylish, fashionable, dapper, debonair, dashing, jaunty, rakish, spruce, well turned out, well dressed, chic, modish, elegant, trim
    informal snazzy, trendy, cool, sharp, snappy, with it, nifty, groovy
    North American informal sassy, spiffy, fly, kicky
    dated as if one had just stepped out of a bandbox
    archaic trig
  • 1.1Well designed; clever: a palmtop computer with many natty features
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    • The company (who provide the natty little search feature in the navbar of this site) record for me what people search for.
    • The top-end model boasts natty features such as brakes linked to a laser that detects nearby vehicles.
    • After removal, store the lenses in those natty little screw cap holders that the lens solution people give you with the bottle of goop.

Derivatives

nattily

adverb
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  • A line of nattily dressed corporate vice presidents - looking distinctly out of place in such a dive - sit at the counter reading menus.
  • Koch is dressed nattily, as usual - crisp chinos and a long-waisted Cuban shirt - and he works the room like a seasoned pro.
  • Beside her is her smaller, slimmer, nattily dressed partner.

nattiness

noun
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  • There is a kind of theatrical nattiness to his outfit today.
  • Ms. Prada's collection is all British nattiness, with the tailoring coming from high-tech stretch fabrics and the richness from waves of bottle green, camels and grays.
  • The nattiness and pizzazz I've described are intentionally amusing.

Origin

late 18th century (originally slang): perhaps related to neat1.

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There are 2 definitions of natty in English:

natty2

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Pronunciation: /ˈnati
 
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adjective

black English
  • (Among Rastafarians) denoting hair that is uncombed or matted, as in dreadlocks.
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    • The hippie had natty blond hair, and large, vacant-looking eyes with wrinkles around them.

Origin

variant of knotty.

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