Definition of netop in English:

netop

(also neatrup)

noun

Regional, New England, US
historical
  • (A) A friend, a close companion. Frequently used in salutation to an American Indian by early colonists. (b) A name for: an American Indian.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Roger Williams. From Pidgin Algonquian of southern New England, attested as Narragansett nétop my friend (originally the male friend of a man); compare Massachusett neetomp.

Pronunciation

netop

/ˈniːtɒp/