slang Very interesting and fun. The term is informal and somewhat childish. A: "We're going to the zoo this weekend!" B: "Oh, neato! I love the zoo!" My grandad bought me this neato telescope for my birthday!
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neato (canito)

(ˈnito (kəˈnito))
exclam. really fine. (HHH) Look at this! Neato canito!
See also: canito, neato


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