Tidy Ti"dy, a. [Compar. {Tidier}; superl. {Tidiest}.] [From {Tide} time, season; cf. D. tijdig timely, G. zeitig, Dan. & Sw. tidig.] 1. Being in proper time; timely; seasonable; favorable; as, tidy weather. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

If weather be fair and tidy. --Tusser. [1913 Webster]

2. Arranged in good order; orderly; appropriate; neat; kept in proper and becoming neatness, or habitually keeping things so; as, a tidy lass; their dress is tidy; the apartments are well furnished and tidy. [1913 Webster]

A tidy man, that tened [injured] me never. --Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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