adjective nat·ty \ˈna-tē\

: very neat and clean


Full Definition of NATTY

:  trimly neat and tidy :  smart <natty clothes> <a natty dresser>
nat·ti·ly \ˈna-tə-lē\ adverb
nat·ti·ness \ˈna-tē-nəs\ noun

Examples of NATTY

  1. a soldier in his natty blue uniform
  2. He's quite a natty dresser.

Origin of NATTY

perhaps alteration of earlier netty, from obsolete net neat, clean
First Known Use: 1557
NATTIEST Defined for Kids


adjective nat·ty \ˈna-tē\

Definition of NATTY for Kids

:  very neat, trim, and stylish
nat·ti·ly \ˈna-tə-lē\ adverb


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