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disorderly

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1disorderly

adverb dis·or·der·ly \-ˈrd-ər-lē\

Definition of DISORDERLY

archaic
:  in a disorderly manner

First Known Use of DISORDERLY

1560

2disorderly

adjective

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

First Known Use of DISORDERLY

1555

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