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Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

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


n. A stickler for neatness or cleanliness.

Usage examples of "neatnik".

Perfect Jane the Neatnik or Pristine Christine who is secretly a slob?

But she suppressed her neatnik urge and decided the best way to face this little problem was head-on.

Apparently there was some sort of janitor inside his head, a neatnik who had decided Jonesy was going to be here for awhile and so the place ought to be at least tolerably clean.

There's probably a perfectly good explanationmaybe Intratec customers are neatniks who don't like smudges on their grips.