French translation of 'neat'
1. [person] (in appearance) soigné(e)
to look neat être soigné(e) de sa personne
She always looks so neat. Elle est toujours si soignée de sa personne.
2. [person] (= tidy)
to be neat être soigneux/euse
Tom’s always so neat. Tom est toujours si soigneux.
3. [writing, clothes] soigné(e)
She has very neat writing. Elle a une écriture très soignée.
4. [room] bien tenu(e) ⧫ rangé(e)
5. [line, row] net(te)
to put sth in a neat pile empiler soigneusement qch
She put her clothes in a neat pile. Elle empila ses habits soigneusement.
6. [solution, plan] habile
7. (= unmixed)
[spirits, brandy, vodka] pur(e)
a neat whisky un whisky sec
8. (informal) (= good) chouette (informal)
a really neat film un film vraiment chouette
I drink my whisky neat je bois mon whisky sec
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Example Sentences Including 'neat'
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The resulting miniature masterpiece could be packed into small boxes that then fitted into neat cases ready for export.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The small and neat would be at home.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
We make this area neat and clean.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
With a budget of 1 million you can find yourself a neat little modern apartment.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Always involved in neat exchanges and highly dangerous.The Sun (2013)
It is just a case of being neat and tidy.The Sun (2014)
Little settled it in injury time with a neat finish.The Sun (2009)
Neat finish capped a super display.The Sun (2013)
Some neat touches in another impressive display.The Sun (2011)
You could always spot him as he was so neat and tidy.The Sun (2015)
The common areas are full of good vibes and neat touches.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The house managed the neat trick of being grand without being in the least formal.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
What you need up top is something neat and close to the body.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Now that's a neat hat trick.The Sun (2016)
This is an impressively neat piece of writing.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
With a really neat haircut and stubble.The Sun (2014)
Real jobs don't fit into neat compartments.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
No one had read the "neat little signs" around the ship telling people how to put them on.Christianity Today (2000)
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'neat' in Other Languages
British English: neat /niːt/ ADJECTIVE
A neat place, thing, or person is tidy, smart, and orderly.
She put her clothes in a neat pile.
- American English: neat
- Arabic: مُرَتَبٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: arrumado
- Chinese: 整洁的
- Croatian: uredan
- Czech: úpravný pořádkumilovný
- Danish: nydelig
- Dutch: netjes
- European Spanish: pulcro
- Finnish: siisti huoliteltu
- French: soigneux
- German: ordentlich
- Greek: συγυρισμένος
- Italian: ordinato
- Japanese: きちんとした
- Korean: 깔끔한
- Norwegian: velstelt
- Polish: schludny
- European Portuguese: arrumado
- Romanian: îngrijit
- Russian: опрятный
- Spanish: pulcro
- Swedish: ordentlig
- Thai: เรียบร้อย
- Turkish: temiz ve tertipli
- Ukrainian: охайний
- Vietnamese: gọn gàng
Translation of neat from the Collins English to French Dictionary