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Definition of tidy adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (tidier, tidiest)
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  1. 1arranged neatly and with everything in order a tidy desk She keeps her apartment very tidy. I like everything to be neat and tidy. opposite untidy
  2. 2keeping things neat and in order I'm a tidy person. tidy habits opposite untidy
  3. 3[only before noun] (informal) a tidy amount of money is fairly large synonym considerable It must have cost a tidy sum. a tidy profit
  4. NAmE//ˈtaɪdl̩i//
    adverb The room was very tidily arranged.
  5. NAmE//ˈtaɪdinəs//
    noun [uncountable]
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: tidy

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