dishevel

play
verb di·shev·el \di-ˈshev-əl\

Definition of dishevel

disheveled

or

dishevelled

disheveling

or

dishevelling

play \-ˈshe-v(ə-)liŋ\
  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to throw into disorder or disarray

dishevelment

play \-ˈshev-əl-mənt\ noun

Examples of dishevel in a sentence

  1. <decorations for the garden wedding that had been disheveled by the wind>

Origin and Etymology of dishevel

back-formation from disheveled


First Known Use: 1598



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