Cattle of the genus Bos, as distinguished from horses, sheep, and goats; an animal of the genus Bos; as, a neat's tongue; a neat's foot.
- Orderly and clean; tidy.
- Orderly and precise in procedure; systematic.
- Marked by ingenuity and skill; adroit: a neat turn of phrase.
- Not diluted or mixed with other substances: neat whiskey.
- Left after all deductions; net: neat profit.
- Slang Wonderful; terrific: That was a neat party.
- Archaic A cow or other domestic bovine animal.