(as) right as ninepence

(as) right as ninepence

Very tidy, neat, and well-organized; in good order. After my kids made me breakfast in bed, I expected the kitchen to be a mess. But was I ever surprised to find the whole place as right as ninepence when I came downstairs! James is so meticulous with his office, always keeping it right as ninepence. I figured Danny's student apartment would be a complete disaster, but it was as right as ninepence when we arrived!
See also: ninepence, right
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