receptacle that holds odds and ends (as sewing materials)
marked by order and cleanliness in appearance or habits
"a tidy person"; "a tidy house"; "a tidy mind"
(of hair) neat and tidy
"a nicely kempt beard"
goodly, goodish, healthy, hefty, respectable, sizable, sizeable, tidy(verb)
large in amount or extent or degree
"it cost a considerable amount"; "a goodly amount"; "received a hefty bonus"; "a respectable sum"; "a tidy sum of money"; "a sizable fortune"
tidy, tidy up, clean up, neaten, straighten, straighten out, square away(verb)
put (things or places) in order
"Tidy up your room!"
To make tidy; to neaten.
Arranged neatly and in order.
Keep Britain tidy.
Not messy; neat and controlled.
The scheme made a tidy profit.
Expression of positive agreement, usually in reply to a question.
the wren; -- called also tiddy
being in proper time; timely; seasonable; favorable; as, tidy weather
arranged in good order; orderly; appropriate; neat; kept in proper and becoming neatness, or habitually keeping things so; as, a tidy lass; their dress is tidy; the apartments are well furnished and tidy
a cover, often of tatting, drawn work, or other ornamental work, for the back of a chair, the arms of a sofa, or the like
a child's pinafore
to put in proper order; to make neat; as, to tidy a room; to tidy one's dress
to make things tidy
Tidy is an album by Kinnie Starr, released in 1996 on Violet Inch Records.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
tī′di, adj. neat: in good order: fairly large: (coll.) comfortable.—n. a cover for chairs, &c.: a child's pinafore.—v.t. to make neat: to put in good order:—pa.t. and pa.p. tī′died.—adv. Tī′dily, in a tidy manner.—n. Ti′diness, state or quality of being tidy: neatness.—Tid′ivate (coll.) (see Titivate). [M. E. tidy, seasonable—tid, tide, time: Ger. zeitig.]
British National Corpus
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'tidy' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4473
The numerical value of tidy in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of tidy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
They wrote a speech for me to give you. But speeches are boring, make a mess, but then also help to tidy it up. A mess which gives us a free heart, a mess which gives us solidarity, a mess which gives us hope.
One of the most wonderful things about knowing God is that there’s always so much more to know, so much more to discover. Just when we least expect it, He intrudes into our neat and tidy notions about who He is and how He works.
We all carry around so much pain in our hearts. Love and pain and beauty. They all seem to go together like one little tidy confusing package. It's a messy business, life. It's hard to figure--full of surprises. Some good. Some bad.
It would have been a bloody big job to move. And until the UK government started attacking the likes of HSBC, they didn't have any desire to move, the tax concessions are a good thing. What Gulliver needs to do now is tidy up the bank.
My goal between now and the time I leave is to make sure that when I turn over the keys to my office, that the desk is clean, and if the world is not completely tidy, that at least it's significantly better off than the way I found it.
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Translations for tidy
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- endreçatCatalan, Valencian
- tacluso, taclusWelsh
- sauber, ordentlichGerman
- مرتب کردن, پاکیزهPersian
- cunbhalachScottish Gaelic
- پاک و تهمیزKurdish
- net, proper, rein, ordelijkDutch
- arrumado, limpo, ordenadoPortuguese
- опря́тный, приводить в порядок, убирать, аккура́тный, чи́стый, наводить чистотуRussian
- זויבער, ציכטיקYiddish
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