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Definition of unkempt

What does unkempt mean?

adjective satellite

  1. not neatly combed
    • example: wild unkempt hair
    • similar: uncombed
  2. not properly maintained or cared for
    • examples: an unkempt garden | native vistas and unkempt rambling paths
    • similar: untidy

Alternative definition

adjective

  1. dishevelled; untidy; dirty; not kept up

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"Unkempt" is a book by Courtney Eldridge.

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Google previewASVAB AFQT For Dummies (2009)

by Rod Powers

Used as an adjective, unkempt means uncared for or neglected.

Google previewCultural Encyclopedia of the Body

Human hair distributions have been consistent since the Upper Paleolithic period , despite the fact that a key symbol of prehistoric humans is a mane of wild, unkempt hair. Thus, unkempt hair has come to stand for untamed sexuality, a lack of ...

Google previewa concise hemrew and aramic lexicon of the old testament

be dirty, unkempt, dressed in mourning attire Je 8„. hif.: pf. "PTIpn; impf. "HpSJ, DTipX: darken Ez 31,, 32,.,. f hitp.: pf.

Google previewThe Routledge Encyclopedia of Mark Twain (2013)

by J.R. LeMaster, James D. Wilson

Unkempt yet ostentatious, the Duke and the Dauphin symbolize the gauche ap- pearance and values of many Southerners in Twain's day. In the end, they are recognized for the frauds they actually are, just as Twain seeks to prove the ...

Google previewEssential Songwriter's Rhyming Dictionary (1996)

The Most Practical and Easy-to-use Reference Now Available by Kevin M. Mitchell

Dream beam cream deem esteem extreme gleam ream regime scheme scream seam seen steam stream supreme team teem reamt attempt contempt exempt tempt unkempt 1 02 Dove Prefixes: pre, re, ...

Google previewDictionary to the Plays and Novels of Bernard Shaw (1929)

An unkempt individual who overhears the conversation, and introduces himself as Owen Jack, proposes himself as a suitable candidate, and, largely through the advocacy of Mary, is appointed. After a short period of tutorship at Windsor, Jack  ...

Google previewThe Iconographic Encyclopaedia of the Arts and Sciences (1886)

On the contrary, school-teachers are often made aware of the facility with which the unkempt children of either race will transfer pediculi to the other. 3. By the Haz'r.- S/zape, Color, Abuna'anre.—-Some of the most modern classifications of the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Golf (2011)

by Bill Mallon, Randon Jerris

which guard putting greens; fairway bunkers, usually placed at the distance of well-struck drives; and waste bunkers, which are also usually around fairways and serve as large, unkempt areas providing difficult recoveries for players.

Google previewThe encyclopaedia of death and life in the spirit-world (1900)

Opinions and experiences from eminent sources by John Reynolds Francis

When the work of rescue began it was found that a great number had escaped by the bed of the river and the northern road to the port, and as the day advanced, half-naked stragglers, unkempt and blackened, ...

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If a man who cannot count finds a four-leaf clover, is he entitled to happiness? (Stanislaw Jerzy Lec)
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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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