drink neat

drink undiluted and unmixed liquor

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • neat — S2 [ni:t] adj comparative neater superlative neatest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(tidy)¦ 2¦(liking things tidy)¦ 3¦(good)¦ 4¦(small)¦ 5¦(clever)¦ 6¦(drinks)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1500 1600; : French; …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • neat — [ nit ] adjective ** ▸ 1 carefully arranged ▸ 2 simple but intelligent ▸ 3 good/nice ▸ 4 small and pleasing ▸ 5 drink: not mixed 1. ) carefully arranged and looking nice: His hair was pulled back into a neat ponytail. She arranged the papers into …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Neat — Neat, a. [Compar. {Neater}; superl. {Neatest}.] [OE. nett, F. nett, fr. L. nitidus, fr. nitere to shine. Cf. {Nitid}, {Net}, a., {Natty}.] 1. Free from that which soils, defiles, or disorders; clean; cleanly; tidy. [1913 Webster] If you were to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • neat line — Neat Neat, a. [Compar. {Neater}; superl. {Neatest}.] [OE. nett, F. nett, fr. L. nitidus, fr. nitere to shine. Cf. {Nitid}, {Net}, a., {Natty}.] 1. Free from that which soils, defiles, or disorders; clean; cleanly; tidy. [1913 Webster] If you were …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Neat work — Neat Neat, a. [Compar. {Neater}; superl. {Neatest}.] [OE. nett, F. nett, fr. L. nitidus, fr. nitere to shine. Cf. {Nitid}, {Net}, a., {Natty}.] 1. Free from that which soils, defiles, or disorders; clean; cleanly; tidy. [1913 Webster] If you were …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • neat — ► ADJECTIVE 1) tidy or carefully arranged. 2) done with or demonstrating skill or efficiency. 3) (of a drink of spirits) not diluted or mixed with anything else. 4) N. Amer. informal excellent. DERIVATIVES neatly adverb neatness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • neat */*/ — UK [niːt] / US [nɪt] adjective Word forms neat : adjective neat comparative neater superlative neatest 1) a) carefully arranged and looking nice His hair was pulled back into a neat ponytail. She arranged the papers into three neat piles on her… …   English dictionary

  • neat*/ — [niːt] adj 1) things that are neat look nice because they have been arranged carefully Syn: tidy She arranged the papers into three neat piles on her desk.[/ex] The house was always neat and tidy.[/ex] 2) someone who is neat tends to keep things… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • neat — neat1 adjective 1》 in good order; tidy or carefully arranged. 2》 done with or demonstrating skill or efficiency. 3》 (of a drink of spirits) not diluted or mixed with anything else. 4》 N. Amer. informal excellent. Derivatives neaten verb neatly… …   English new terms dictionary

  • neat — Tidy; clean. Unmixed, especially in reference to a drink of an alcholic beverage. In an older sense, net, that is after deductions …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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