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disheveled

adjective di·shev·eled

Simple Definition of disheveled

  • : not neat or tidy

Full Definition of disheveled

  1. :  marked by disorder or disarray <disheveled hair>

Examples of disheveled

  1. His wrinkled suit gave him a disheveled appearance.

  2. They looked dirty and disheveled.



Variants of disheveled

or di·shev·elled

Origin of disheveled

Middle English discheveled bareheaded, with disordered hair, part translation of Anglo-French deschevelé, from des- dis- + chevoil hair, from Latin capillus


First Known Use: 1583


DISHEVELED Defined for Kids

disheveled

adjective di·shev·eled \di-ˈshe-vəld\

Definition of disheveled

  1. :  messy 1 <disheveled hair>



Variants of disheveled

or di·shev·elled \di-ˈshe-vəld\


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