1. A bull or cow.
  2. Cattle collectively.


  1. Clean, tidy; free from dirt or impurities.
  2. Free from contaminants; unadulterated, undiluted. Particularly of liquor and cocktails; see usage below.
  3. Conditions with a liquid reagent or gas performed with no standard solvent or cosolvent
    The Arbuzov reaction is performed by adding the bromide to the phosphite, neat.
    The molecular beam was neat acetylene.
  4. With all deductions or allowances made; net.
  5. Having a simple elegance or style; clean, trim, tidy, tasteful.
    The front room was neat and carefully arranged for the guests.
  6. Well-executed or delivered; clever, skillful, precise.
    Having the two protagonists meet in the last act was a particularly neat touch.
  7. Good, excellent, desirable.
    Hey, neat convertible, man.

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