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  • adv. In an untidy manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a messy, untidy manner

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Examples

  • * The pro-choice faction also sees the number as untidily high, but seeks to reduce it only by eliminating the need *

    ProWomanProLife » Brigitte the political prognosticator – NOT!

  • Archie Bunker's "All in the Family" was revolutionary for what the show confronted, however untidily, in the aftermath of Vietnam and Watergate.

    Cliff Huxtable for all-time TV father? Well,'D'oh!'

  • He had shiny brown hair that hung around his head untidily, and dark eyes, but he did not look Spanish.

    The Empty Family

  • He chews tobacco constancy, and untidily, for his gray beard and mustache are stained yellow.

    Chapter 22

  • Carve the bird in the tin, as untidily as you like, then take the tray to the table so people can help themselves.

    Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's climate-friendly recipes

  • She still had her head scarf on; it was wet and bedraggled and there were a number of damp curls hanging untidily round her face, which no longer showed any signs of makeup.

    You Don't Take Names

  • Behind them stood a desk covered untidily by maps and flight manuals.

    ...And Nail

  • He flung his arms out with a startled cry as his feet went out from under him and he rolled untidily down the last few feet of the path, fetching up in a clump of cow parsley.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • Parlabane's eyes strayed to the papers strewn untidily about the man's desk.

    It's October, 1956.

  • What the morning brought, just as the household emerged from Mass, was a dust-stained rider on a lathered horse, cantering wearily in from the street and sliding stiffly and untidily to a clattering stop on the cobbles of the court.

    A River So Long

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