as neat as a new pin
- As neat as a new pinThis idiom means tidy and clean.
The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.
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neat as a new pin — shined and polished, like new … English contemporary dictionary
As neat as a new pin — This idiom means tidy and clean … Dictionary of English idioms
as neat as a new pin — This idiom means tidy and clean. (Dorking School Dictionary) … English Idioms & idiomatic expressions
neat — I. /nit / (say neet) adjective 1. in a pleasingly orderly condition: a neat room. 2. habitually orderly in appearance, etc. 3. of a simple, pleasing appearance: a neat cottage. 4. cleverly effective in character or execution: a neat scheme. 5.… … Australian English dictionary
neat — [adj1] arranged well, uncluttered accurate, apple pie order*, chic*, correct, dainty, dapper, elegant, exact, fastidious, finical, finicky, immaculate, in good order, in good shape, methodical, natty, neat as a pin*, nice, orderly, precise, prim … New thesaurus
neat — neat, tidy, trim, trig, snug, shipshape, spick and span mean manifesting care and orderliness. Neat through all its variations in sense keeps as its basic implication clearness, such as the clearness from dirt or soil that is manifest chiefly in… … New Dictionary of Synonyms
neat — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. tidy, orderly; compact, trim, shapely; pure, unmixed; deft, skillful, adroit; pat, felicitous. See cleanness, simpleness, order.Ant., messy, disorderly. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Clean and orderly] … English dictionary for students
clean — [adj1] not dirty; uncluttered apple pie order*, blank, bright, cleansed, clear, delicate, dirtless, elegant, faultless, flawless, fresh, graceful, hygienic, immaculate, laundered, neat, neat as a button*, neat as a pin*, orderly, pure, sanitary,… … New thesaurus
orderly — [adj1] methodical, organized alike, all together, arranged, businesslike, careful, clean, conventional, correct, exact, fixed, formal, framed, in apple pie order*, in good shape, in order, in shape, methodic, neat, neat as button*, neat as pin*,… … New thesaurus
tidy — [adj1] clean, neat apple pie order*, businesslike, chipper*, cleanly, in good shape, methodical, neat as a pin*, ordered, orderly, shipshape*, sleek, snug, spick and span*, spruce, systematic, to rights*, trim, uncluttered, well groomed, well… … New thesaurus