Antonyms
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1. tidy

noun. ['ˈtaɪdi'] receptacle that holds odds and ends (as sewing materials).

Antonyms

  • fancy

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tide (English)
  • tide (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Tidy

  • friday
  • freidy
  • weide
  • sidey
  • hidy
  • heidi

How do you pronounce tidy?

Pronounce tidy as ˈtaɪdi.

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Sentences with tidy


1. Noun, singular or mass
Feel free to pick off blossoms to keep the overall flower head tidy in an effort to delay deadheading.

2. Noun, plural
Instead, bring a nice satchel, tote bag or something similar that makes you look tidy and professional.

Quotes about tidy


1. I don’t eat Sloppy Joes. I eat Tidy Josephs.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. I can't make those two realities -- what I've lost and what I've found -- fit together in some tidy pattern of divine causality. I just have to hold them on the one hand and on the other, just like that.
- Kate Braestrup, Here If You Need Me: A True Story

2. tidy

adjective. ['ˈtaɪdi'] (of hair) neat and tidy.

Synonyms

  • groomed

Antonyms

  • lengthen
  • unbalance

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tide (English)
  • tide (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. tidy

adjective. ['ˈtaɪdi'] large in amount or extent or degree.

Synonyms

  • sizeable
  • considerable
  • sizable
  • goodly
  • respectable
  • goodish
  • healthy

Antonyms

  • indistinct
  • thicken
  • inflate
  • deflate

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tide (English)
  • tide (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. tidy

adjective. ['ˈtaɪdi'] marked by order and cleanliness in appearance or habits.

Synonyms

  • clean-cut
  • ruly
  • trig
  • trim
  • clean
  • orderly
  • neat
  • fastidious
  • unlittered
  • shipshape
  • uncluttered
  • groomed
  • straight
  • well-kept

Antonyms

  • dirty
  • untidy
  • unfastidious
  • increase

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tide (English)
  • tide (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. tidy

verb. ['ˈtaɪdi'] put (things or places) in order.

Synonyms

  • clean house
  • straighten
  • make up
  • neaten
  • square away
  • make
  • clean
  • order
  • straighten out
  • tidy up
  • clean up

Antonyms

  • infect
  • dirtiness
  • septic
  • contaminate

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tide (English)
  • tide (Middle English (1100-1500))
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