uncombed

adjective

un·​combed ˌən-ˈkōmd How to pronounce uncombed (audio)
: not combed : unkempt
uncombed hair
… the uncombed gentleman bestowing a friendly nod upon Mr. Roker …Charles Dickens

Examples of uncombed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After noting that people have made negative comments about her makeup-free face, the Grammy Award-winning rapper recorded a video fresh off the wake up, showing off her hyperpigmentation, uncombed hair, and all. Sydney Clarke, refinery29.com, 10 Feb. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1561, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uncombed was in 1561

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“Uncombed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncombed. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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