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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
DISORDERLY Defined for Kids

disorderly

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

Definition of DISORDERLY for Kids

1
:  not behaving quietly or well :  unruly <disorderly students>
2
:  not neat or orderly <a disorderly desk>

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