HyperDic: unkempt

English > 2 senses of the word unkempt:
ADJECTIVEallunkemptnot neatly combed
allunkemptnot properly maintained or cared for
unkempt > pronunciation
Soundsahnkeh'mpt
Rhymesattempt ... tempt: 6 rhymes with ehmpt...
English > unkempt: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot neatly combed.
Example"wild unkempt hair"
Broaderuncombed(of hair) not combed
Nounsunkemptnessa lack of order and tidiness
English > unkempt: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot properly maintained or cared for.
Examples
  • "an unkempt garden"
  • "native vistas and unkempt rambling paths"
Broaderuntidynot neat and tidy
Nounsunkemptnessa lack of order and tidiness

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