neat and tidy

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of neat and tidy

:clean and organized
  • The house is neat and tidy.

Word by Word Definitions

neat play
  1. : the common domestic bovine (Bos taurus)

  1. : free from dirt and disorder : habitually clean and orderly

  2. : free from admixture or dilution (see 1dilute 3) : straight

  3. : free from irregularity : smooth

  1. : in a neat manner

  2. : without admixture or dilution : straight

tidy play
  1. : neat and orderly in appearance or habits : well ordered and cared for

  2. : methodical, precise

  3. : large, substantial

  1. : to put in order

  2. : to make things tidy

  1. : a usually compartmentalized receptacle for various small objects

  2. : a piece of fancywork used to protect the back, arms, or headrest of a chair or sofa from wear or soil


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