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neatnik

[neet-nik] /ˈnit nɪk/
noun, Slang.
1.
a person who is extremely neat about surroundings, appearance, etc.
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Word Origin and History for neatnik
n.

"excessively tidy person," 1959, from neat (adj.) with a punning play on beatnik.

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neatnik

noun

A neat or tidy person, as distinct from a ''beatnik'' (1959+)

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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