Translation of neat in Spanish:
adjective -er, -est
- 1 1.1 (tidy, orderly)(room)(garden)do up the buttons: it looks much neatermuy cuidadothe bottles stand in neat rowsabróchatelo: queda mucho mejorher hair is always very neatlas botellas están colocadas en filas muy ordenadashis handwriting is very neatva siempre muy bien peinada or con el pelo muy arregladohe likes to have everything neat and tidytiene muy buena letrashe likes to fit people into neat little categoriesle gusta tenerlo todo muy arreglado or (in River Plate area also) prolijo y ordenadole gusta encasillar a la gente de manera simplistaExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (trim, compact) See examples: a neat little car
- The sergeant counted the money onto the kitchen table, note by note, arranging it in neat piles.
- And when the City asked them to leave the sidewalk outside, they asked for an extra allotment of time, in order to be able to leave the site as neat and tidy as they found it.
- The village was neat, with tidy little houses, arranged along three roads leading out from this castle.
she has a neat figureun cochecito compacto1.3 (deft)tiene muy buena figura or (Spain) muy buen tipo(somersault)1.4 (ingenious)bien hecho or ejecutado(translation/excuse)Example sentences
- Now, yes, he's neat and clean, but I don't think that's a fault.
- I was neat, clean, shaved and sober, and I didn't care who knew it.
- And doesn't such an organized and neat man deserve to be indicted just for making us all look bad?
- Calderon, an attacking midfielder, displayed some neat touches and demonstrated a willingness to run at defenders.
- ‘It is a very neat, environmentally-friendly solution,’ says Dr Reeder.
- At the moment we don't have a neat solution to the problem and it really is stretching staff and eroding morale.
- 2 (good, nice) (American English) [colloquial]neat hat, man!he's a neat ballplayer¡que sombrero más fantástico or (Spain) chulo or (Colombia) (Venezuela) más chévere or (Mexico) más padre or (Chile) más encachado! [colloquial]es un jugador buenísimo or (Spain) [colloquial] de narices
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