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untidy

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adjective un·ti·dy \-ˈtī-dē\

Simple Definition of untidy

  • : not neat or clean

  • : not having neat or clean habits

  • : not done in an organized and pleasant way

Full Definition of untidy

  1. 1 a :  not neat :  slovenly <their untidy kitchen> b :  not neat or orderly in habits or procedure <an untidy mind>

  2. 2 a :  not neatly organized or carried out <an untidy manuscript> b :  conducive to a lack of neatness <untidy tasks like bathing the baby — New Yorker>

un·ti·di·ly play \-ˈtī-də-lē\ adverb
un·ti·di·ness play \-ˈtī-dē-nəs\ noun

Examples of untidy

  1. <I can never find anything in this untidy office.>

  2. <neighbors gossiped about the woman's rumpled and untidy children>



14th Century

First Known Use of untidy

14th century

Rhymes with untidy



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