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adjective tidy pronunciation in American English /ˈtaɪdi/
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  1. 1
    a tidy person always puts their things away in the correct place

    I wish I could be more tidy.

    1. a.
      mainly British tidy hair, clothes, etc. look good because they are arranged in a nice way

      a man with a tidy mustache

    2. b.
      mainly British a tidy place looks nice because everything is in the correct place or arranged or is organized properly
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  2. 2
    [only before noun] informal a tidy amount of money is a large amount

    The sale of the company brought in a tidy sum.

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