—adj. 1. neat, orderly, or trim, as in appearance or dress: a tidy room; a tidy person. 2. clearly organized and systematic: a tidy mind; a tidy way of working. 3. tolerably good; acceptable: They worked out a tidy arrangement agreeable to all. 4. fairly large; considerable: a tidy sum.
—v.t., v.i. to make tidy or neat (often fol. by up).
—n. 1. any of various articles for keeping things tidy, as a box having small drawers and compartments.
2. an antimacassar.