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adjective as in disarrayed

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Her head bobbing, hair tousled, and eye-makeup running, she questions the actions of the officers.

A few minutes later, Ferguson, having been revived, sat on the sideline, helmet off, hair tousled, dazed.

Hair Cressida: Tousled, shoulder-length, just-got-out-of-bed blonde mop.

Cara: Tousled, shoulder-length, just-got-out-of-bed blonde mop.

The mother of two appears topless, in a pair of assless chaps, with her short hair tousled just-so.

In one corner was a four-poster bed with the faded peacock-blue dressing-gown pendent below a tousled nightcap of gray silk.

Rays from the low-hanging sun shone through his ruddy, tousled hair, making it gleam like living flame.

She smiled lazily as she reflected that he would take to mothering; his curly hair begged to be smoothed and tousled.

He was already a notable figure of forceful eloquence and tousled, unkempt hair.

The tousled head nodded dumbly; two big tears trickled down the reddened cheeks.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tousled, such as: dirty, disarranged, disheveled, disordered, ruffled, and rumpled.

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