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natty

Pronunciation: /ˈnæti/

Translation of natty in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (-tier, -tiest)

[colloquial/familiar]
  • 1.1 (smart) [outfit] elegantón [colloquial/familiar] he's a natty dresser va siempre muy peripuesto or (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar] muy pipo or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [colloquial/familiar] muy paquete 1.2 (ingenious) [tool/device] genial [colloquial/familiar], ingenioso
    Example sentences
    • 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’.
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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The current Spanish Constitution (Constitución Española) was approved in the Cortes Generales in December 1978. It describes Spain as a parliamentary monarchy, gives sovereign power to the people through universal suffrage, recognizes the plurality of religions, and transfers responsibility for defense from the armed forces to the government. The Constitution was generally well received, except in the Basque Country, whose desire for independence it did not satisfy. It is considered to have facilitated the successful transition from dictatorship to democracy.