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Definition of the adjective unkempt
What does unkempt mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: -
- not neatly combed
- example: wild unkempt hair
- similar: uncombed
- not properly maintained or cared for
- examples: an unkempt garden | native vistas and unkempt rambling paths
- similar: untidy
Alternative definition of the adjective unkempt
- dishevelled; untidy; dirty; not kept up
- synonym: dishevelled
"Unkempt" is a book by Courtney Eldridge.
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ASVAB AFQT For Dummies (2009)
by Rod Powers
Used as an adjective, unkempt means uncared for or neglected.
Irish English Dictionary (1904)
by Patrick Stephen Dinneen
the unkempt hair of the head, fur, bristles; rcotaLL, m., id.; rcotsnna rouse, unkcmpt tufts or gushes of hair. Scoizao, -o|tce, m., a plucking, pulling, tearing. Scotmttin, g. "11., pl. mane, m., a ragged head of hair; one having ...
by Donald G. Frantz, Norma Jean Russell
ipiiyinaattsivii;lookragged and worn, appear unkempt; ...
by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor
®unkempt ̄. (ungroomed) or, less likely, derive from the acronym KAMP: ® known. as male prostitute. ̄ UK, 1909. 2 homosexual.In Australia not necessarily flagrantly effeminate. AUSTRALIA, 1941 campaign noun ) on a campaign drunk UK, ...
by Martin H. Manser, Turton, Nigel D. Turton
unkempt (AD'kcmpt) adj untidy or dishevelled: unkempt hair < un- + kempt, from Old English cemban to comb. SEE PANEL AT INADVERTENT unknown ...
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Scrabble value of U1N1K5E1M3P3T1
The value of this 7-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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