disheveled disheveled  /dɪ ˈʃɛ vəld/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) in disarray; extremely disorderly

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. After the firing, one shocked and disheveled young lady who made it to safety cried: "He is killing us!".
  2. He seemed a bit disheveled, wearing a light gray-green suit and a garish yellow tie, a costume more fitting for a used-car salesman than a former President.

News

  1. LEISURE TIME: Old albums reveal Coliseum's history

    “Here you go!” says Steve Kalnbach, operations supervisor for the City’s Civic Events Division, as he drops off three large, disheveled, antique-looking albums onto my desk.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The San Angelo Standard-Times

  2. Puig gives Dodger fans newfound hope

    For the most part, the Los Angeles Dodgers have endured a disheveled season without question. A synopsis would suggest they've been downright awful, and for all intents and purposes, that would be a correct analysis.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Spectrum

  3. Erin Brockovich mug shot: Drunk boat-driving does not make for a good photo

    Erin Brockovich did not get a nice mug shot out of her arrest for drunk driving her boat on Friday. Sunburned and disheveled, the activist looks more of a mess. Check it out here.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Zap2It

Quotes

  1. "So I go to Walgreen's and I go to the cosmetic aisle," LaBeouf recalled, "and I see the security guard and he's looking at me, four in the morning, pretty disheveled, pretty messed up on the special magic sauce. And I get the pimple cream,...
    on Apr 13, 2007 By: Shia LaBeouf Source: KTAR.com

  2. "We'll have to just kind of go from there," Bryant said before Tuesday's 92-79 victory over Portland. "But our main concern is him as a person. The other day at practice when we saw him, he looked kind of disheveled a little bit and everybody...
    on Feb 2, 2005 By: Kobe Bryant Source: USA Today

  3. "Chuck made a promise to his sister, Ellie [Sarah Lancaster], that he was going to find their dad in time for her wedding," Schwartz explains. "He's living in a trailer, he's disheveled, he's paranoid and he's claiming constantly that Ted...
    on Jan 15, 2009 By: Josh Schwartz Source: Entertainment Weekly

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