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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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