(colloquial, slang) Neat (in the sense of being excellent or desirable).
Where did the word neato come from?
Of liquor, “straight, undiluted,” c. 1800, from meaning “unadulterated” (of wine), which is first attested 1570s. Informal sense of “very good, desirable” is noted by 1934 in American English, but in many earlier senses in English since 17c.
How do you say neat O?
- (General American) IPA: /ˈnitoʊ/, [ˈniɾoʊ̯]
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When was neato popular?
Neat was co-opted by teens in the 1950s as a way to describe something hip, rather than clean and tidy. By the ’60s, the kids had taken things a step further, adding a playful “oh” sound at the end to express their delight.
What is the meaning of Neto?
noun. grandchild [noun] the child, daughter or son, of one’s son or daughter.
Is Neato a word in Scrabble?
No, neato is not in the scrabble dictionary.
What is the origin of the word Virga?
Virga is from the Latin word virga, which means primarily “branch” or “rod,” but can also refer to a streak in the sky suggesting rain.
Where did the word cheating come from?
Cheat comes from the Old French escheat, a legal term for the state taking someone’s property when he or she dies without heirs. This practice was resented, and it came to mean “confiscate unfairly.”
Where did the word boondoggle come from?
It was attributed to a boy scout from Rochester who coined the term to describe “a new type of uniform decoration”. After the presentation of honorific boondoggles at a World Jamboree, the use of the word spread to other troops and branches.
What’s a neat pour?
Neat is the least confusing of cocktail terms. This means that a spirit is directly poured into a glass (preferably a NEAT Glass). It’s similar to a shot, but the glass makes a huge difference in the sipping experience.
Who says Coolbeans?
Whatever the origin, cool beans was popularized by the 1980–90s sitcom Full House, where it was used as a catchphrase by the character DJ Tanner (Candace Cameron). Any drug associations were lost at this point, as cool beans had an old-fashioned, wholesome quality by then.
When was the term whack popular?
Wack. Sometimes cited as being short for wacky, the term “wack” is used in urban slang to refer to something that is lousy or lame. Before becoming popular in the 1980s, it was used to refer to someone who is eccentric or crazy.
When did roombas become popular?
2002: The Roomba is introduced
The Roomba is an autonomous robotic vacuum cleaner, though it is not the first: The Electrolux Trilobite hit the market a year before. By 2004, a million Roombas had been sold.