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adjective as in corrugated

adjective as in matted

adjective as in tousled

adjective as in wrinkled

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The wild-eyed young man had hopelessly tangled hair and wore rumpled baby-blue scrubs.

The movie ad showed Newman in a rumpled white shirt, tie loosened, his eyes half-closed looking down.

His face is gory and pitted with deep shrapnel wounds and his injured hands drip blood on the rumpled woolen blankets.

And therein lies the insidious genius of the rumpled dictator from Iran.

His untidy hair was rumpled, as if someone had been hanging onto it while in the process of giving him the shiner.

And now naughty puss had run off, and she would come back, perhaps, with the new ribbon all rumpled and soiled.

He was a tall man, a little stooped, his clothes—uniform and mufti alike—perpetually rumpled.

Ah Sing recovered himself and slowly smoothed his rumpled garments.

The morning sun, about four hours high, played through his rumpled hair, the auburn gleaming like flame.


On this page you'll find 283 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rumpled, such as: fluffy, fuzzy, hairy, luxuriant, unruly, and wiry.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.