neatly neatly  /ˈnit li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) with neatness

Usage(s):

  1. Those who wore glasses had them neatly folded next to their body, and all, helpfully, had identification papers for the authorities to find.
  2. Too many novels feel tidy, as if the world were neatly divisible into East and West, good and bad.
  3. The scene neatly captured their own late-'60s ambivalence toward the ever more synthetic landscape of their times.

News

  1. Ten years and still running

    Tucked neatly between a couple of triathlons sitting on his summer schedule, area multi-sport athlete Sean Robbins wasn't certain he'd compete in this year's Wilkes-Barre Duathlon.Then a convincing concept struck him just as he began transporting bike racks into town for the event.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Times Leader

  2. Old 2 Gold sale set for Saturday

    SOUTH BEND -- More than 600 bikes are neatly lined up in the concourse of Notre Dame Stadium, ready to be sold at the annual Old 2 Gold sale on Saturday.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: 22 WSBT South Bend

  3. WBAL remembers Dr. Homer Favor

    There's no way you can neatly categorize the life of Dr. Homer Favor.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WBAL-TV Baltimore

Quotes

  1. "He's got a few things he wants to sell you: He's offering government-run health care ...... an energy plan guaranteed to work without drilling ...... and an automatic wealth spreader that folds neatly and fits under any bed," McCain told an...
    on Oct 29, 2008 By: John McCain Source: FOXNews

  2. ...addition, Obama called for the creation of an oversight council of existing federal regulators to share information, identify gaps in regulation and "tackle issues that don't fit neatly into an organizational chart."
    on Jun 17, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: RTT News

  3. "I don't believe in ghosts, but I believe fervently in ghost stories," said Koepp, who also made the ghost tale "Stir of Echoes." "They have this bigger-than-life premise that people will accept and drama that can be neatly structured around...
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: David Koepp Source: FOXNews

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periphery periphery
/pə ˈrɪ fə ri /