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disheveled

[ dih-shev-uhld ]SEE DEFINITION OF disheveled

Synonyms for disheveled

  • bedraggled
  • messy
  • rumpled
  • dirty
  • disarranged
  • disarrayed
  • disordered
  • ruffled
  • tousled
  • unbuttoned
  • unzipped
  • bagged out
  • beat up
  • blowzy
  • frowzy
  • grubby
  • messed up
  • mussed up
  • mussy
  • scuzzy
  • slipshod
  • sloppy
  • slovenly
  • uncombed
  • unfastidious
  • untidy
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Antonyms for disheveled

  • clean
  • neat
  • ordered
  • orderly
  • tidy
  • unwrinkled
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISHEVELED

His all-night ride from Cherbourg had left him disheveled, unshaven and hungry.

He was disheveled, surprised and angry, but Garlock gave him no chance to speak.

With his fingers he gingerly parted his wet, disheveled hair.

The other advanced a step, looking a trifle pale and disheveled.

He was disheveled, but his manner was as imperturbable as ever.

His flushed face and disheveled dress showed that he had come in haste.

She was dirty, she was disheveled, she was haggard, she was plain.

This person was bareheaded, and his hair was unusually long and disheveled.

His eyes were large and dark and overbrilliant, and his disheveled head was hatless.

The latter, wild-eyed and disheveled, stared at his host and moaned.

WORD ORIGIN

also dishevelled, early 15c., "without dressed hair," parallel form of dishevel (adj.); see dishevel. General sense of "with disordered dress" is from c.1600.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DISHEVELED

bedraggled

adjectiveunkempt

dirtiest

adjectivesoiled, unclean
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