Nattiness
Natty Nat"ty, a. [Cf. {Neat} clean.] Neatly dressed; smart; trim; tidy; spruce. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] -- {Nat"ti*ly}, adv. -- {Nat"ti*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • nattiness — natty ► ADJECTIVE (nattier, nattiest) informal ▪ smart and fashionable. DERIVATIVES nattily adverb nattiness noun. ORIGIN perhaps related to NEAT(Cf. ↑neatness) …   English terms dictionary

  • nattiness — noun see natty …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nattiness — See nattily. * * * …   Universalium

  • nattiness — noun The quality of being natty …   Wiktionary

  • nattiness — nætɪnɪs n. handsomeness; neatness, tidiness; fanciness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nattiness — nat·ti·ness …   English syllables

  • nattiness — noun stylishness as evidenced by a smart appearance • Syn: ↑jauntiness, ↑dapperness, ↑rakishness • Derivationally related forms: ↑rakish (for: ↑rakishness), ↑dapper ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • dapperness — noun stylishness as evidenced by a smart appearance • Syn: ↑jauntiness, ↑nattiness, ↑rakishness • Derivationally related forms: ↑rakish (for: ↑rakishness), ↑dapper, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • jauntiness — noun 1. a breezy liveliness a delightful breeziness of manner • Syn: ↑breeziness • Derivationally related forms: ↑jaunty, ↑breezy (for: ↑breeziness) …   Useful english dictionary

  • rakishness — noun 1. the quality of a rake • Derivationally related forms: ↑rakish • Hypernyms: ↑dissoluteness, ↑incontinence, ↑self gratification 2. stylishness as evidenced by a smart appearance • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”