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  • adj. Not groomed

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

  • adj. not neat and smart in appearance


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  • Black hair stood out in alert, groomed-ungroomed fashion.

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  • "People who are being groomed for high potential, and people who are handling a lot of money, have overseers who really understand that they can't look unkempt or ungroomed," she says.

    The Taming of the Curl

  • I occasionally saw moose when skiing and remembered the way they ruined the few nascent cross-country ski trails in Newfoundland, their enormous hooves making deep holes in the ungroomed surface.

    Bird Cloud

  • · allow his nose hairs to go ungroomed for more than a week

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  • DENVER AP -- At the annual SnowSports Industries America Snow Show this week, gear makers showed off new shapes in skis and snowboards, and more split boards, snowshoes and setups to reach ungroomed slopes in the backcountry.

    Denver Snow Show: What's Coming To Ski And Board Shops Next Year

  • A group of three snowboarders, plus a fourth one who was on his own, went out of bounds late Sunday afternoon in an area known as the snowfields, a large section of ungroomed expert terrain on the backside of the mountain.

    Snowboarders rescued after spending night in woods at Maine resort

  • The teenager from Reno, likes the resort because it has numerous ungroomed, expert-level slopes that approximate the back-country.

    California considers mandatory ski helmet laws

  • Miss West, swathed in a woollen dressing-gown, her eyes heavy still with sleep, her hair glorious and for the once ungroomed, clinging in the doorway that gave entrance on the main cabin, met my startled gaze with an equally startled gaze.


  • CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine AP A 35-year-old chair lift due to be replaced failed Tuesday in high winds at a Maine resort, sending skiers — some of them children — plummeting into ungroomed snow far below that fell with the Northeast's recent blizzard and softened the landing.

    Hospital: 5 adults, 3 kids hurt on ski lift

  • With a shock I recognised the long red coats of the Jhansi Royal guard, but for the rest they were only the ragged ghosts of the burly Pathans I remembered, their uniforms torn and filthy, their mounts lean and ungroomed.



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