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See definition of neater on Dictionary.com
  • adj.arranged well, uncluttered
  • adj.clever, practiced

synonyms for neater

  • accurate
  • elegant
  • immaculate
  • orderly
  • precise
  • sleek
  • slick
  • smart
  • spotless
  • tidy
  • well-kept
  • apple-pie order
  • chic
  • correct
  • dainty
  • dapper
  • exact
  • fastidious
  • finical
  • finicky
  • in good order
  • in good shape
  • methodical
  • natty
  • neat as a pin
  • nice
  • prim
  • proper
  • regular
  • shipshape
  • spick-and-span
  • spruce
  • systematic
  • trim
  • well-groomed

antonyms for neater

MOST RELEVANT
  • careless
  • dirty
  • disorganized
  • dull
  • false
  • inaccurate
  • questionable
  • rough
  • stupid
  • unclean
  • unfashionable
  • unintelligent
  • untidy
  • disorderly
  • messed up
  • sloppy
  • slovenly
  • unkempt
  • unpracticed
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How to use neater in a sentence

I would have made the Saracens descend from Sarah; the etymology would then have been neater.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
There is not a better, not a plainer, neater, nor more respectable looking church in the town.
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
The first combs that a hive forms are the smallest, and much neater than the last or lowermost.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
If it had come to fighting with the rest of your gang we'd have used you as a hostage but now there's a neater way.
THE SENSITIVE MANPOUL WILLIAM ANDERSON
A dozen years later the same designer abolished the quarter-galleries, and introduced the neater and stronger circular stern.
HOW BRITANNIA CAME TO RULE THE WAVESW.H.G. KINGSTON
Of course things look neater and more picturesque here, with girls one expects this.
THE GIRL SCOUTS IN BEECHWOOD FORESTMARGARET VANDERCOOK
Smaller, neater, more cleanly modeled, they formed now an exact and careful duplicate of the larger tracks beside them.
THE WENDIGOALGERNON BLACKWOOD
There is another mode of making this computation, which is rather neater and more expeditious than the above.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, VOL. XXI., NO. 531, MARCH 6, 1886VARIOUS
This arrangement of hingeing allows the table leg to swing in an angle of 180 degrees and is much neater in its appearance.
WOODWORK JOINTSWILLIAM FAIRHAM
It was, at any rate, a distinct departure from the loosely-clothed lady of 1066 towards the neater figure of 1135.
ENGLISH COSTUMEDION CLAYTON CALTHROP
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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