Definitions for unkemptʌnˈkɛmpt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
uncared-for or neglected; disheveled; messy.
unpolished; rough; crude.
Origin of unkempt:
1590–1600; un -1+kempt combed, ME, ptp. of kemben, OE cemban to comb
not neatly combed
"wild unkempt hair"
not properly maintained or cared for
"an unkempt garden"; "native vistas and unkempt rambling paths"; "an ukempt appearance"
dishevelled; untidy; dirty; not kept up
Origin: un- + kempt, compare German kämmen.
not combed; disheveled; as, an urchin with unkempt hair
fig.; Not smoothed; unpolished; rough
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