Definitions

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  • adv. In an unkempt manner.

Etymologies

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unkempt +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Main Street is a half-mile long, unpainted "box - houses" fringe either end and cluster unkemptly to the west, forming the "city's" thickly populated "darky town."

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  • Her brown face was seamed with a hundred wrinkles, and her tangled, grizzled hair fell unkemptly over her shoulders.

    The Story Girl

  • Lead-singer, Katie, chirpily leads the band to the stage; herself clad in a vivid orange t-shirt portraying legendary rapper Tupac and with her mousey-brown hair unkemptly pigtailed either side of her face.

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