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disorderly

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adverb dis·or·der·ly \-ˈȯrd-ər-lē\

Definition of disorderly

archaic

  1. :  in a disorderly manner



1560

First Known Use of disorderly

1560


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disorderly

adjective dis·or·der·ly

Simple Definition of disorderly

  • : causing a problem especially in a public place by making a lot of noise, behaving violently, etc.

  • : not neat or orderly

Full Definition of disorderly

  1. 1 :  engaged in conduct offensive to public order <charged with being drunk and disorderly>

  2. 2 :  characterized by disorder <a disorderly pile of clothes>

dis·or·der·li·ness noun

Examples of disorderly

  1. She was charged with being drunk and disorderly.

  2. He was found guilty of disorderly conduct.



1555

First Known Use of disorderly

1555



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