adjective, ti·di·er, ti·di·est.
verb (used with or without object), ti·died, ti·dy·ing.
noun, plural ti·dies.
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Origin of tidy
OTHER WORDS FROM tidyti·di·ly, adverbti·di·ness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for tidy
A younger and tidier Uncle James, indeed—the same cheery manner, the same robust integrity, and the same small ambition.The Amazing Interlude|Mary Roberts Rinehart
All floors were tidier, and order and regularity enlivened every hearth.
At time of visit, though very dirty, they were tidier than ever found before.New Worlds For Old|Herbert George Wells
The house is not any tidier, but at least she stays in it occasionally.Marm Lisa|Kate Douglas Wiggin
And we are bound to say that these French manufacturing towns look much cleaner and tidier than their fellows in England.Sketches of Travel in Normandy and Maine|Edward A. Freeman
British Dictionary definitions for tidy
adjective -dier or -diest
verb -dies, -dying or -died
noun plural -dies
- a small container in which odds and ends are kept
- sink tidy a container with holes in the bottom, kept in the sink to retain rubbish that might clog the plug hole