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Definition of Tidy


  1. The wren; -- called also tiddy.
  2. Being in proper time; timely; seasonable; favorable; as, tidy weather.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. A child's pinafore.
  6. To put in proper order; to make neat; as, to tidy a room; to tidy one's dress.
  7. To make things tidy.

Tidy Quotations

Be careless in your dress if you must, but keep a tidy soul.
Mark Twain

Being a good mother does not call for the same qualities as being a good housewife; a dedication to keeping children clean and tidy may override an interest in their separate development as individuals.
Ann Oakley

There is absolutely no one, apart from yourself, who can prevent you, in the middle of the night, from sneaking down to tidy up the edges of that hunk of cheese at the back of the fridge.
Boris Johnson

One way to organize your thoughts is to tidy up, even if it's in places where it makes no sense at all.
Ursus Wehrli

Life has a way of setting things in order and leaving them be. Very tidy, is life.
Jean Anouilh
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Tidy Translations

tidy in Dutch is ordelijk
tidy in Italian is lindo, ammettere, ordinato
tidy in Portuguese is arrumado
tidy in Spanish is ajustado, escombrar, arreglar, ordenado

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