adj. marked by good order and cleanliness in appearance or habits; "a tidy person"; "a tidy house"; "a tidy mind" [ant: untidy]
large in amount or extent or degree; "it cost a considerable amount"; "a goodly amount"; "received a hefty bonus"; "a respectable sum"; "a tidy sum of money"; "a sizable fortune" [syn: goodly, goodish, hefty, respectable, sizable, sizeable]
n. receptacle that holds odds and ends (as sewing materials)
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Tidy \Ti"dy\, a. [Compar. Tidier; superl. Tidiest.] [From Tide time, season; cf. D. tijdig timely, G. zeitig, Dan. & Sw. tidig.]
Being in proper time; timely; seasonable; favorable; as, tidy weather. [Obs.]
If weather be fair and tidy.
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.
A tidy man, that tened [injured] me never.
Etymology 1 n. One who tidy. Etymology 2