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synonyms for tousled

  • dirty
  • disarranged
  • disheveled
  • disordered
  • ruffled
  • rumpled
  • tangled
  • beat-up
  • grubby
  • messed-up
  • messy
  • mussed-up
  • sloppy
  • uncombed
  • unkempt
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antonyms for tousled

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  • neat
  • ordered
  • orderly
  • organized
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How to use tousled in a sentence

In one corner was a four-poster bed with the faded peacock-blue dressing-gown pendent below a tousled nightcap of gray silk.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
Rays from the low-hanging sun shone through his ruddy, tousled hair, making it gleam like living flame.
THE ARGUS PHEASANTJOHN CHARLES BEECHAM
She smiled lazily as she reflected that he would take to mothering; his curly hair begged to be smoothed and tousled.
MOUNTAINCLEMENT WOOD
He was already a notable figure of forceful eloquence and tousled, unkempt hair.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
The tousled head nodded dumbly; two big tears trickled down the reddened cheeks.
FLAMING JUNEMRS. GEORGE DE HORNE VAIZEY
Peering over the edge of the bunk with big, eager, blue eyes, was a round little face framed in a tousled mop of yellow hair.
THE BACKWOODSMENCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
The musician, smiling and tousled, was at my bedside, raising a foghorn to his lips with deadly intention.
THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDSERSKINE CHILDERS
The moon had risen, and Rose recognized Russ's tousled head poked in the open door.
SIX LITTLE BUNKERS AT MAMMY JUNE'SLAURA LEE HOPE
He watched with horrified disgust as the Scot's grimy face and tousled head emerged from the canvas cavern.
THE HONORABLE PERCIVALALICE HEGAN RICE
His tousled black hair, moustaches and beard seemed to bristle with it; it shone in his pale blue eyes.
THE BLUE GERMMARTIN SWAYNE
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WORDS RELATED TO TOUSLED

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