Pronunciation : Ti"dy Part of Speech : a. Etymology : [From Tide time, season; cf. D. tijdig timely, G. zeitig, Dan. & Sw. tidig.] Definition : 1. Being in proper time; timely; seasonable; favorable; as, tidy weather. [Obs.] If weather be fair and tidy. Tusser.
2. Arranged in good order; orderly; appropriate; neat; kept in proper and becoming neatness, or habitually keeping things so; as, a tidy lass; their dress is tidy; the apartments are well furnished and tidy. A tidy man, that tened [injured] me never. Piers Plowman.