- IPA: /ˈtaɪdi/
tidy (comparative tidier, superlative tidiest)
- Arranged neatly and in order.
- Keep Britain tidy.
- Not messy; neat and controlled.
- (colloquial) Satisfactory; comfortable.
- (colloquial) Generous, considerable.
- The scheme made a tidy profit.
- (obsolete) In good time; at the right time; timely; seasonable; opportune; favourable; fit; suitable.
- if weather be fair and tidy
- (obsolete) Brave; smart; skillful; fine; good.
- Appropriate or suitable as regards occasion, circumstances, arrangement, or order.
- (arranged neatly) neat, orderly, presentable, spick and span; see also Thesaurus:orderly or Thesaurus:clean
- (at the right time) opportune, seasonable; see also Thesaurus:timely
- (appropriate or suitable) apt, fit; see also Thesaurus:suitable
- French: ordonné
- German: sauber, ordentlich
- Italian: ordinato
- Portuguese: limpo, ordenado, arrumado
- Russian: аккура́тный
- Spanish: ordenado, pulcro, prolijo
tidy (tidies, present participle tidying; past and past participle tidied)
- To make tidy; to neaten.
- Russian: убира́ть
- Spanish: ordenar
tidy (plural tidies)
- A tabletop container for pens and stationery.
- a desk tidy
- A cover, often of tatting, drawn work, or other ornamental work, for the back of a chair, the arms of a sofa, etc.
- (dated) A child's pinafore.
- The wren.
- (Wales) Expression of positive agreement, usually in reply to a question.