There are 3 translations of tidy in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈtaɪdi/

adj (tidier, tidiest)

  • 1 [room/cupboard] ordenado, prolijo (RPl) ; [garden/lawn] bien cuidado; [hair] arreglado, cuidado; [person] ordenado, prolijo (RPl) ; (in appearance) arreglado, pulcro she has a tidy mind es muy metódica
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    • If you wore slacks you were almost certainly a member of the golf club, you were neat and tidy and smart, you were destined for a middling job, an early marriage and early middle age.
    • Yet this girl, with a meticulously tidy mother and accountant father, was a walking bomb site who couldn't add up.
    • After the third knock a charming and tidy gentleman appeared at the front door.
  • 2 (considerable) [colloquial/familiar] (before n) [sum/profit] bonito [familiar/colloquial], considerable
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    • You could join the thieves guild and make quite a tidy bit of money.
    • He put a tidy amount on at 40-1 and picked up a four-figure sum.
    • We deferred almost all our household spending for six months and thus earned a tidy amount of extra interest.
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    • The former Biggar player's tidy performance encapsulated the discipline and focus of a side which had a well-constructed gameplan and which stuck to it as well as they have all year.

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There are 3 translations of tidy in Spanish:


vt (tidies, tidying, tidied)

Phrasal verbs

tidy away

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[toys/papers] recoger*, ordenar, poner* en su sitio he tidied the photos away in a drawer guardó las fotos en un cajón

tidy out

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[room/cupboard] (vaciar* y) ordenar

tidy up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o (make neat) [room/desk] ordenar, arreglar; [toys] ordenar, recoger* I asked the hairdresser to tidy my hair up le pedí al peluquero que me recortara las puntas to tidy oneself up arreglarse 1.1v + adv ordenar

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There are 3 translations of tidy in Spanish:



  • 1 1.1 (on chair) (AmE) antimacasar (m) 1.2 (container) (BrE) desk/kitchen tidy organizador (m) para el escritorio/la cocina
  • 2 (act) (no pl) the room needs a tidy hay que arreglar or ordenar la habitación
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    • Several tons of rubbish were cleaned from houses during the tidy-up.
    • Rain stopped play on the garage painting project late in the afternoon, so Graham shifted his attention to the inside, doing a major tidy-up on the garage and on his workshop at the back end.
    • Many parents of teenagers know all about bedrooms needing a good tidy-up, but how many would require a full-scale archaeological dig?

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