tidy sum


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Noun1.tidy sum - (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extenttidy sum - (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money"
large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
deluge, flood, inundation, torrent - an overwhelming number or amount; "a flood of requests"; "a torrent of abuse"
haymow - a mass of hay piled up in a barn for preservation

tidy sum

noun
Informal. A large sum of money:
Informal: bundle, pretty penny, wad.
Slang: pile.
References in classic literature ?
Somebody had to pay for the six quarts, which, multiplied by thirty, amounted to a tidy sum in the course of the month; and, since that man was Dag Daughtry, he found it necessary to pass Michael inboard on the Makambo through a starboard port-hole.
Well, they've sent you a tidy sum," said Berg, eying the heavy purse that sank into the sofa.
I'm only thirty-four, a hard worker, with a tidy sum to boot--not that I'm boasting about it.
This cost a tidy sum, which I was quite happy to pay without question, a job for a suitably qualified person.
CIL required Ammonium nitrate for its open cast mining operations and if this chemical is produced as a byproduct, it may assist CIL secure supplies of this critical input, on which it spends a tidy sum yearly.
VVTHE Placepot also paid a tidy sum at Lingfield after the nine horses placed in the last three races went off at 6-1 or bigger, including five at double figures.
He's already concocted a plan to get the Arches back and it involves offering a tidy sum of money to Max.
BREWER Jim Porter was seeking perfection When brewing brown ale he found the connection A flagship beer it would soon become And earn Jim Porter a tidy sum A mature smooth refreshing travelling ale, Soon impressed on a worldwide scale Brown ale is mentioned in a Humble Pie song Knowing when singing it they could do no wrong Famous now the world over From mighty New York too little Dover Beware when drinking Newcastle Brown, A little too much can bring you down The morning after it has been said, Never again, I'm too hung over to get out of bed.
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A couple called Dom and Lou walked away with this tidy sum on October 4, 2012.
There were plenty going for a tidy sum though, including the largest collection of barn finds ever offered in one sale, helping Silverstone achieve an all-time record rate of 85% in their PS1m total sale.
Were these piglets born in Australia, their owners could probably even make a tidy sum by selling the animals to the Mutant Barnyard, a travelling freak animal exhibit.