disorderly disorderly  /dɪs ˈɔr dər li/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) undisciplined and unruly
  2. (adj) in utter disorder
  3. (adj) completely unordered and unpredictable and confusing

Usage(s):

  1. Among the many gray areas and judgment calls in law enforcement, disorderly conduct is one of the fuzziest.
  2. In law enforcement, there are few situations that are clear-cut, and disorderly conduct is one of the fuzziest.
  3. In Newcomerstown, Ohio, one Jack Russell conducted himself disorderly.

News

  1. Police, Fire Reports

    Disorderly conduct in the 1100 block of Chandler Street. Vehicle damaged in the 1100 block of Perrysville Road.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Danville Commercial-News

  2. Two charged with disorderly conduct

    Two charged with disorderly conduct
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Warren Reporter

  3. Man arrested for disorderly conduct

    A Fremont man was arrested for disorderly conduct after police twice found him lying in different yards.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Fremont Tribune

Quotes

  1. "If we were to allow the free market to take its course now, it would almost certainly lead to disorderly bankruptcy and liquidation for the automakers," Bush said, warning that to do nothing would deepen and prolong the US recession.
    on Dec 18, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Reuters UK

  2. "The president is not going to allow a disorderly collapse of the companies," White House press secretary Dana Perino said Thursday. "A disorderly collapse would be something very chaotic that is a shock to the system."
    on Dec 18, 2008 By: Dana Perino Source: FOXNews

  3. ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet told the European Parliament last week that "exchange rates should reflect economic fundamentals, and excess volatility and disorderly moves in exchange rates are undesirable for economic growth."
    on Feb 25, 2004 By: Jean-Claude Juncker Source: Bloomberg

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