Antonyms for nattiness

Grammar : Noun
Spell : nat-ee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnæt i

Definition of nattiness

Origin :
  • 1785, "neat, smart," originally slang, perhaps an altered form of 16c. nettie "neat, natty," from Middle English net "pure, fine, elegant" (see neat). Related: Nattily.
  • As in cleanliness : noun cleanness
Example sentences :
  • These earthly objects have a comeliness, a simple dignity, and nattiness which are beyond the reach of art.
  • Extract from : « Revisiting the Earth » by James Langdon Hill
  • "I think he looks neat to the point of nattiness, which is finical in a man," Beth answered.
  • Extract from : « The Beth Book » by Sarah Grand
  • One of those women who are all shirt and collar and nattiness, with a gold fox for a tie-pin and a hunting-crop under the arm.
  • Extract from : « The Woman With The Fan » by Robert Hichens

Synonyms for nattiness

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