ill-dressed ill-dressed

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not well dressed

Usage(s):

  1. We have to play the game to at least some extent to win, and an ill-dressed freak might arouse the straighter qualities of some residents.
  2. It is the picture of a thin, rather weather-beaten, extremely ill-dressed old maid, clad in sensible check garments, and threatening taxi-drivers with a green umbrella.
  3. He stood up before them, a most unprepossessing figure, ill-dressed, half his face concealed by a heavy beard, the other half by thick convex spectacles, for he was nearly blind.

News

  • Jaromir Jagr: It never gets old

    CHICAGO — As he stepped up to the podium yesterday afternoon at the United Center, Jaromir Jagr looked out at the collection of ill-dressed, misshapen media types waiting to speak with him, and then he smiled, and then he cracked a joke. As always, though, the joke was on him. “You guys are surprised,” he said. “I’m still alive.”
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

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