Natty
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]

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  • natty — (adj.) 1785, neat, smart, originally slang, perhaps an altered form of 16c. nettie neat, natty, from M.E. net pure, fine, elegant (see NEAT (Cf. neat)). Related: Nattily …   Etymology dictionary

  • natty — [nat′ē] adj. nattier, nattiest [< ? NEAT1] trim and smart in appearance or dress [a natty suit] nattily adv. nattiness n …   English World dictionary

  • natty — [adj] dapper chic, chichi, classy, clean, dainty, dashing, dressed to kill*, dressed to the nines*, elegant, fashionable, neat, prim, sharp, slick, smart, snazzy*, spiffy*, spruce, spruced up, stylish, swanky, trim, well groomed; concept 579 …   New thesaurus

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

  • natty — [[t]næ̱ti[/t]] nattier, nattiest 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n (approval) If you describe clothes, especially men s clothes, as natty, you mean that they are smart and neat. [INFORMAL] ...a natty pin stripe suit... Cliff was a natty dresser. 2) ADJ… …   English dictionary

  • natty — UK [ˈnætɪ] / US adjective Word forms natty : adjective natty comparative nattier superlative nattiest informal 1) attractive and fashionable 2) designed in a clever way a natty little device …   English dictionary

  • natty — adjective (nattier; est) Etymology: perhaps alteration of earlier netty, from obsolete net neat, clean Date: 1557 trimly neat and tidy ; smart < natty clothes > < a natty dresser > • nattily adverb • nattiness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • natty — nat|ty [ˈnæti] adj informal [Date: 1700 1800; Origin: Probably from netty neat (1500 1600), from net neat, clean (14 19 centuries), from French; NEAT] neat and fashionable in appearance ▪ a natty suit ▪ He was a natty dresser. >nattily adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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