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.
And at the end of the day it could add quite a tidy sum to your bank balance.
FOR the past 11 years, the tiny island of Buchanness off the eastern most tip of Scotland has been the home of elderly doctors Gordon and Avril Barratt - but now it could be all yours for the tidy sum of pounds 200,000.
Each one claimed he had promised them a tidy sum on his death.
When I first started working for a wellknown public company it irked that the highly paid managers had free parking on the premises whereas I, a lowly paid employee who had to use a car to travel the 12 miles to work because there was no public transport, had to fork out a tidy sum each week for using a town car park about a mile away.
Even for general insurers saw a tidy sum of profit came in from their health portfolios.
The column reports that 35- year- old Kim received the tidy sum to pose for selfies with ' influencers' at the exclusive bash for just over an hour, after being flown in from Los Angeles by private jet.
The acca and nine eightfolds won him a tidy sum and the PS50 Line of the Week prize.
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.