(of a person or an article of clothing) smart and fashionable.
smart, stylish, fashionable, dapper, debonair, dashing, jaunty, rakish, spruce, well turned out, well dressed, chic, modish, elegant, trimView synonyms
- ‘a natty blue blazer and designer jeans’
- ‘And their teacher: he's a tall, very urbane and rather natty man, with a grave manner.’
- ‘British playwright Noel Coward was natty and flamboyant, a born performer.’
- ‘According to the nosy old woman next door, the victim took the room with a companion, a natty man answering to the name of ‘Frenchy’.’
- ‘The slight, natty man with the wide smile and neat, shoulder-length dreadlocks commands the stage with undeniable charisma.’
- ‘Thank you to the human who arrived in a natty blue uniform, removed the cover and climbed into the hole to lift us one by one into warm hands.’
- ‘When he stood up his natty blue and white striped pants hung on his bony legs as he leaned on his cane.’
- ‘And no longer do the staff wear boring olive green jackets, now they have natty blue ones.’
- ‘We think this kid will indeed be serving his country in uniform, but it won't be the natty blue of the gendarmerie.’
- ‘The hardliner who was once head of the police service, has scrapped his old military uniform in favour of dark glasses, trendy stubble and natty casual suits.’
- ‘These come with a cute peep-toe and natty crochet trim’
- ‘The show will have Harsha giving up his natty suits for cool denims and khakis while trailing some of the biggest names in sports.’
- ‘It's over to Buerk, the original natty dresser (ever seen his beige suit and blue shirt combo?)’
- ‘Cole was an impeccable dresser, a natty bon vivant locked in a jet-setter's fashion sense.’
- ‘For something dramatic, the shop has gloves in navy with a natty magenta trim or purple and red pairs trimmed with rabbit fur.’
- ‘I change it for one of my natty, stripey ties… Stylish!’
- ‘Shoes were shopped for and shoes were purchased: I picked up a very natty pair, of the ‘looks like a pump, feels like a sneaker’ variety.’
- ‘They spin and colour the wool themselves, using natural dyes, and create hand-made woollen garments including some very natty jumpers based on Rothko paintings.’
- ‘His one physical quirk, the sandals which he always wears with socks (today he is sporting a natty tartan pair) seem more trademark than style choice.’
- ‘Wearing a natty sports jacket and carrying a briefcase, Fraser would easily fit in with any group of up-and-coming executives.’
- ‘They are identifiable by their natty attire, and red bow-ties.’
- ‘Tall, lanky and 29, with natty dress sense and friends in all the right places’
- ‘Even the waiters, with their natty white jackets, look like they might be film stars in disguise.’
Late 18th century (originally slang): perhaps related to neat.
(among Rastafarians) denoting hair that is unstraightened, uncombed, or matted, as in dreadlocks.
- ‘The hippie had natty blond hair, and large, vacant-looking eyes with wrinkles around them.’
1970s variant of knotty.
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