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kempt

adjective \ˈkem(p)t\

Definition of KEMPT

:  neatly kept

Examples of KEMPT

  1. <a distinguished-looking gentleman with a kempt beard and an old-world manner>

Origin of KEMPT

back-formation from unkempt
First Known Use: 1929

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