desk tidy

'desk .tidy
plural desk tidies
n BrE
a container for putting pens, pencils etc in, that you keep on your desk

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • desk tidy — UK US noun [countable] [singular desk tidy plural desk tidies] british a container kept on top of a desk, used for holding pens and other small pieces of office equipment Thesaurus: containers for letters, documents and office equipment …   Useful english dictionary

  • desk tidy — UK US noun [C] UK (US desk organizer) ► WORKPLACE a container for holding pens, pencils, etc. that is kept on top of a desk …   Financial and business terms

  • desk tidy — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms desk tidy : singular desk tidy plural desk tidies British a container kept on top of a desk, used for holding pens and other small pieces of office equipment …   English dictionary

  • desk tidy — noun (C) BrE a container for putting pens, pencils etc in, that you keep on your desk …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ˈdesk ˌtidy — noun [C] British a container that you keep on top of a desk and use for holding pens and other small pieces of office equipment …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • tidy desk, tidy mind — A cluttered or disorganised environment will affect your clarity of thought. Organised surroundings and affairs will allow for clearer thought organisation …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • tidy */ — I UK [ˈtaɪdɪ] / US adjective Word forms tidy : adjective tidy comparative tidier superlative tidiest 1) a tidy place looks nice because everything is in the correct place or arranged or is organized properly a tidy garden keep something tidy: I… …   English dictionary

  • tidy — ti|dy1 [ˈtaıdi] adj comparative tidier superlative tidiest especially BrE [Date: 1700 1800; Origin: tidy at an appropriate time (13 18 centuries), from tide] 1.) a room, house, desk etc that is tidy is neatly arranged with everything in the right …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tidy — 1 adjective especially BrE 1 a room, house, desk etc that is tidy is neatly arranged with everything in the right place: neat and tidy: Ellen s room always looks neat and tidy. 2 someone who is tidy keeps their house, clothes etc neat and clean:… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • tidy — [[t]ta͟ɪdi[/t]] tidier, tidiest, tidies, tidying, tidied 1) ADJ GRADED Something that is tidy is neat and is arranged in an organized way. Having a tidy desk can seem impossible if you have a busy, demanding job... I ll do your garden, I ll keep… …   English dictionary

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