Definitions

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  • adjective comparative form of natty: more natty

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Of course, there is the issue of letting sleeping dogs lie, because once you start down this path only insanity awaits, because inevitable questions arise as to what on earth chardron, nattier, parma, and Sahara actually looked like.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Finally, I am very doubtful about the remaining three unassigned colors of “nattier”; “orchid”; and “veronese.”

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Presumably “nattier” refers to the family of French painters of the ancien régime, and on that basis one might tentatively assign it to the category of pink, but this is by no means an obvious choice, because judging from their airy palette, “nattier” might equally qualify as pale blue or yellow.

    Further thoughts about “Pavlova”

  • Of course, there is the issue of letting sleeping dogs lie, because once you start down this path only insanity awaits, because inevitable questions arise as to what on earth chardron, nattier, parma, and Sahara actually looked like.

    The Pavlova again

  • Presumably “nattier” refers to the family of French painters of the ancien régime, and on that basis one might tentatively assign it to the category of pink, but this is by no means an obvious choice, because judging from their airy palette, “nattier” might equally qualify as pale blue or yellow.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Finally, I am very doubtful about the remaining three unassigned colors of “nattier”; “orchid”; and “veronese.”

    Further thoughts about “Pavlova”

  • The next day You Tube had a video of a nattier Amiri, in front of a chess set and a globe in what looks like a set for "Masterpiece Theater," talking about how he was in America “of my own volition” studying at a university.

    The trouble with defectors

  • In its portrayal, former Texas Sen. Phil Gramm, R-TX, is wearing a suit so much nattier than his normal attire I thought a group of conservative Republicans had surreptitiously lobbied Bravo to revive “Queer Eye.”

    A Troubling Time

  • He turned around, exchanged salutes with a lieutenant who wore a uniform nattier than any still to be found in the Army of Northern Virginia.

    The Guns Of The South

  • "I'd like things nattier," Andy used to say; "but it's Jane's way."

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 74, December, 1863

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  • A deep shade of slate-blue

    June 22, 2015