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Definition of DISORDERLY CONDUCT
: a petty offense chiefly against public order and decency that falls short of an indictable misdemeanor
First Known Use of DISORDERLY CONDUCT
Conduct likely to lead to a disturbance of the public peace or that offends public decency. It has been held to include the use of obscene language in public, fighting in a public place, blocking public ways, and making threats. Statutes against disorderly conduct must identify the specific acts that constitute it. The offense usually carries minor penalties.