1 neat, orderly, trim, shipshape, spruce, spick and span, clean, well-kept, well-groomed:
Change your clothes and come back when you're tidy.
2 well-organized, organized, well-ordered, methodical, systematic, trim:
They refused to clean his office till he had made it tidy.
3 respectable, sizeable, significant, considerable, substantial, good, goodly, good-sized, ample, large, big, fair, generous, not insignificant; Colloq not to be sneezed at:
They settled a tidy sum on their daughter when she was married.
4 Often, tidy up. neaten (up), straighten (out or up), clean (up), put in order, Colloq fix (up), spruce up, organize, reorganize, arrange, rearrange:
You can't watch television until you've tidied up your room. Please tidy up the files by the end of the week.
be, look, seem | stay
Why does nothing ever stay tidy around here?
| get sth, make sth | keep sth
I hope you're going to keep your room tidy.
extremely, very | immaculately, scrupulously
It was a neatly furnished and immaculately tidy room.
| fairly, quite
The sitting room is fairly tidy.
clean/neat and tidy
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