Tidy
Tidy Ti"dy, n.; pl. {Tidies}. 1. A cover, often of tatting, drawn work, or other ornamental work, for the back of a chair, the arms of a sofa, or the like. [1913 Webster]

2. A child's pinafore. [Prov. Eng.] --Wright. [1913 Webster]


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  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tidy — may refer to: Neatness and tidiness HTML Tidy, a computer program for fixing HTML errors. Perl Tidy, a computer program for nicely reformatting Perl source code. Tidy (surname) Tidy, a text editor especially aimed at editing web content. Tidy… …   Wikipedia

  • tidy — ► ADJECTIVE (tidier, tidiest) 1) arranged neatly and in order. 2) inclined to keep oneself and one s possessions neat and in order. 3) informal (of an amount) considerable. ► NOUN (pl. tidies) 1) (also …   English terms dictionary

  • Tidy — Ti dy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tidied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tidying}.] To put in proper order; to make neat; as, to tidy a room; to tidy one s dress. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tidy — [adj1] clean, neat apple pie order*, businesslike, chipper*, cleanly, in good shape, methodical, neat as a pin*, ordered, orderly, shipshape*, sleek, snug, spick and span*, spruce, systematic, to rights*, trim, uncluttered, well groomed, well… …   New thesaurus

  • tidy — [tī′dē] adj. tidier, tidiest [ME tidi, seasonable, honest, hence in good condition < tide: see TIDE1] 1. neat in personal appearance, ways, etc.; orderly 2. neat in arrangement; in order; trim 3. Informal a) fairly good; satisfactory …   English World dictionary

  • Tidy — Ti dy, n. (Zo[ o]l.) The wren; called also {tiddy}. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] The tidy for her notes as delicate as they. Drayton. [1913 Webster] Note: This name is probably applied also to other small singing birds, as the goldcrest. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tidy — Ti dy, v. i. To make things tidy. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] I have tidied and tidied over and over again. Dickens. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tidy — index compact (pithy), meticulous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • tidy — *neat, trim, trig, snug, shipshape, spick and span Analogous words: *orderly, methodical, systematic Antonyms: untidy Contrasted words: *slipshod, slovenly, sloppy, unkempt, disheveled …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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