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Adjective

tidy (comparative tidier, superlative tidiest)

Positive
tidy

Comparative
tidier

Superlative
tidiest

  1. Arranged neatly and in order.
    Keep Britain tidy.
  2. Not messy; neat and controlled.
  3. (informal) Generous, considerable.
    The scheme made a tidy profit.

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Verb

Infinitive
to tidy

Third person singular
tidies

Simple past
tidied

Past participle
-

Present participle
tidying

to tidy (third-person singular simple present tidies, present participle tidying, simple past and past participle tidied)
  1. To make tidy.

Interjection

tidy

  1. (Wales) Expression of positive agreement, usually in reply to a question.

Usage notes

Often used by people from South Wales to end a sentence or as a reply to a question meaning "Great" or "Fine", for example "I'm going to the shops for ten fags" may get the reply "Tidy."

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