Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of neaten.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Here in Switzerland it's evening now and I'm cleaning an neatening up the house so that I don't have all the mess before me tomorrow morning.

    Home Living

  • “Not really,” I said, neatening the pile of finished invites, my fingers suddenly trembling.

    SCANDAL

  • “Eric,” she said, detaching herself and neatening her hair.

    THE FORBIDDEN GAME

  • She took over their houses as if they were her own, neatening the tilted-over books on the shelves, lovingly dusting the silver-framed family photos.

    Tell us we’re home

  • “Not really,” I said, neatening the pile of finished invites, my fingers suddenly trembling.

    SCANDAL

  • I was looking for something this morning, and ended up neatening the to-be-read stack beside my bed.

    madkestrel: Today in 1772, the first traveler's cheq

  • The comedian shares some neatening tips and what's behind her trademark flower.

    Niecy Nash Cleans House

  • “Eric,” she said, detaching herself and neatening her hair.

    THE FORBIDDEN GAME

  • “Not really,” I said, neatening the pile of finished invites, my fingers suddenly trembling.

    SCANDAL

  • She took over their houses as if they were her own, neatening the tilted-over books on the shelves, lovingly dusting the silver-framed family photos.

    Tell us we’re home

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