from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Being in loose disarray; unkempt, as hair or clothing.
- adj. Marked by disorder; untidy: a disheveled pile of books on the library table.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. untidy or unkempt; messy
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of dishevel.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Hanging in loose disorder; disarranged; in disarray; not made neat; -- used especially of hair or clothing.
- adj. Having the hair in loose disorder.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. in disarray; extremely disorderly
The unruly Giant players in disheveled jerseys and beards scream into the clubhouse after hugging and cheering on the field and you hand out a pair of goggles and maybe you will have a beer after it calms down a bit.
I mean, in addition to the fact that he needs a shave -- and he's otherwise disheveled, which is especially bad since he's also overweight... and everyone else is above-average in looks?
People who knew Weisberg as a child recall a disheveled and awkward boy who habitually chewed on his shirt collar.
The shooter is described as disheveled and heavyset and appeared to be in his 40s, wearing a green windbreaker and driving a 1990s-model Chevy pickup.
But still, the 1,000-square-foot Victorian cottage didn't live up to its potential inside. hotel room that could only be described as disheveled - covers strewed across the bed, towels on the floor, half-empty coffee cups on the table - when there was a knock on the
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"If you're looking to buy in a building, and the staff is curt or not polite or disheveled, that is very important in determining property values," said David Kuperberg, the chief executive of Cooper Square Realty Inc., which manages about 200 co-op and condominium buildings, mostly in Manhattan.
The women without make-up not only have a kind of disheveled, ungroomed look but are deliberately more covered-up than their made-up counterparts.
But yesterday, The New York Times Book Review called my book "disheveled" and "trapped in time."
And I'm not a polished person -- I have used the term "disheveled" to describe me before.