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English adjective: tidy

1. tidy marked by order and cleanliness in appearance or habits

SamplesA tidy person.
A tidy house.
A tidy mind.

Similarclean-cut, neat, neat, orderly, ruly, shipshape, slicked up, straight, trig, trim, trim, uncluttered, unlittered, well-kept

See alsoclean, fastidious, groomed


2. tidy (of hair) neat and tidy

SamplesA nicely kempt beard.




3. tidy large in amount or extent or degree

SamplesIt cost a considerable amount.
A goodly amount.
Received a hefty bonus.
A respectable sum.
A tidy sum of money.
A sizable fortune.

Synonymsgoodish, goodly, healthy, hefty, respectable, sizable, sizeable



English noun: tidy

1. tidy (artifact) receptacle that holds odds and ends (as sewing materials)

Broader (hypernym)receptacle

English verb: tidy

1. tidy (change) put (things or places) in order

SamplesTidy up your room!.

Synonymsclean up, neaten, square away, straighten, straighten out, tidy up

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)order

Narrower (hyponym)clean, clean house, houseclean, make, make up

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