tidy

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Adjective[change]

Positive
tidy

Comparative
tidier

Superlative
tidiest

  1. If something is tidy, it is clean and everything is in its place.
    Her small, tidy, little house seemed very nice.
    The book had a neat and tidy ending.
  2. A tidy person is somebody who keeps thing clean and organized.
  3. (usually before the noun) A tidy amount is not small.
    They're planning to sell them for a tidy profit.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
tidy

Third-person singular
tidies

Past tense
tidied

Past participle
tidied

Present participle
tidying

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If you tidy something up, you pick up things and put everything back where it belongs.
    Give me a minute to go tidy up the room.
    He must have made the bed and tidied up.

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