Definitions for tidyˈtaɪ di
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ti•dyˈtaɪ di(adj.)-di•er, -di•est
(adj.)neat, orderly, or trim, as in appearance or dress.
clearly organized and systematic.
tolerably good; acceptable:
They worked out a tidy arrangement.
fairly large; considerable:
a tidy sum.
Category: Common Vocabulary
(v.i.)to make tidy (often fol. by up).
(n.)a place for keeping miscellaneous articles, as a box with small drawers and compartments.
Origin of tidy:
1200–50; ME tidi, tidy timely, seasonable, good. See tide1, -y1
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!"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
very neat and clean
I try to keep things tidy.; a tidy person; a tidily dressed man
to make a place neat and clean
The children are responsible for tidying their own rooms.
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.
British National Corpus
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'tidy' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4473
Translations for tidy
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(negative untidy ) in good order; neat
a tidy room/person; Her hair never looks tidy.
- مُرَتَّب، مُنَظَّمArabic
- arrumadoPortuguese (BR)
- uklizený, upravenýCzech
- ryddelig; ordentligDanish
- τακτικός, περιποιημένος, συγυρισμένοςGreek
- net, ordonnéFrench
- kārtīgs; tīrsLatvian
- ordentlig, pen, ryddigNorwegian
- îngrijit; ordonatRomanian
- uprataný, upravenýSlovak
- prydlig, properSwedish
- 整潔的Chinese (Trad.)
- охайний, акуратнийUkrainian
- صاف ستھراUrdu
- sạch sẽ, ngăn nắpVietnamese
- 整洁的Chinese (Simp.)
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