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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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

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>

disorderliness noun

Examples of disorderly in a sentence

  1. She was charged with being drunk and disorderly.

  2. He was found guilty of disorderly conduct.



1555

First Known Use of disorderly

1555


DISORDERLY Defined for Kids

disorderly

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adjective dis·or·der·ly \dis-ˈȯr-dər-lē\

Definition of disorderly for Students

  1. 1 :  not behaving quietly or well :  unruly <disorderly students>

  2. 2 :  not neat or orderly <a disorderly desk>





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