Answer: disheveled; with uncared-for appearance
Word Origin late Middle English: from un-1 'not' + kempt 'combed' (past participle of archaic kemb related to comb).
Scrabble Points: 15
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Middle English unkemd unkempt from un- + kembed kempt past participle of kemben to comb from Old English cemban; akin to Old High German chempen to comb Old English camb comb — more at comb Learn More About unkempt Time Traveler for unkempt The first known use of unkempt was in the 14th century
34 synonyms of unkempt from the Merriam-Webster Thesaurus plus 87 related words definitions and antonyms. Find another word for unkempt . Unkempt : lacking in order neatness and often cleanliness.
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Unkempt definition not combed: unkempt hair. See more.
adjective 1. uncombed tousled shaggy ungroomed His hair was unkempt and filthy. 2. untidy scruffy dishevelled disordered messy sloppy (informal) shabby rumpled bedraggled slovenly blowsy sluttish slatternly disarranged ungroomed disarrayed frowzy an unkempt old man
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