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Definition of "natty" [nat•ty]

  • Neat, trim, and smart; dapper. (adjective)
  • Smart in appearance or dress; spruce; dapper (adjective)

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Use "natty" in a sentence
  • "Broward, not usually known as a natty dresser, sauntered up in a linen suit the color of new butter and proceeded to lambaste Davis for his alliance with “land pirates and purchased newspapers.”"
  • "Interestingly, I thought "natty" meant the exact opposite of what it does."
  • "Saddam begins earnestly, from his position behind his desk, looking kind of natty in a light grey double breasted jacket and a white Panama hat with a black hat band, "This will take away some of the son's love for the father.""
  • "Broward, not usually known as a natty dresser, sauntered up in a linen suit the color of new butter and proceeded to lambaste Davis for his alliance with “land pirates and purchased newspapers.”"
  • "Interestingly, I thought "natty" meant the exact opposite of what it does."
  • "It may easily be made longer, if desired, but the model is an excellent one for ordinary wear, and very "natty," and it has the merit of being quickly knitted."
  • "The leading man wore a "natty" outing-suit, and strutted with a little cane; his stock-in-trade was a jaunty air, a kind of perpetual flourish, and a wink that suggested the cunning of a satyr."