Definition of tidy awayBritish
- I tidied all the loose papers away before the guests arrived.
: neat and orderly in appearance or habits : well ordered and cared for
: methodical, precise
: large, substantial
: to put in order
: to make things tidy
: a usually compartmentalized receptacle for various small objects
: a piece of fancywork used to protect the back, arms, or headrest of a chair or sofa from wear or soil
: on the way : along
: from this or that place
: in a secure place or manner
: absent from a place : gone
: distant in space or time
: played on an opponent's grounds
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