Definitions for unkemptʌnˈkɛmpt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unkempt(adj)

    not neatly combed

    "wild unkempt hair"

  2. unkempt(adj)

    not properly maintained or cared for

    "an unkempt garden"; "native vistas and unkempt rambling paths"; "an ukempt appearance"

Wiktionary

  1. unkempt(Adjective)

    dishevelled; untidy; dirty; not kept up

  2. Origin: un- + kempt, compare German kämmen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unkempt(adj)

    not combed; disheveled; as, an urchin with unkempt hair

  2. Unkempt(adj)

    fig.; Not smoothed; unpolished; rough

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unkempt

    un′kemt, adj. uncombed: unpolished, rough. [Pfx. un-, not, A.S. cemban, to comb—camb, a comb.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unkempt in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unkempt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Len Goodman:

    You dance like your hair: a little wild and unkempt.

  2. Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Yevtushenko:

    I do not like poems that resemble hay compressed into a geometrically perfect cube. I like it when the hay, unkempt, uncombed, with dry berries mixed in it, thrown together gaily and freely, bounces along atop some truck-and more, if there are some lovely and healthy lasses atop the hay-and better yet if the branches catch at the hay, and some of it tumbles to the road.

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Translations for unkempt

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ungepflegt, struppig, schäbigGerman
  • despeinado, desaliñadoSpanish
  • hoitamaton, ruokkoamatonFinnish
  • ébourifféFrench
  • pūhutihuti, uarapa, puhiruaMāori
  • взъерошенный, нечёсаный, растрёпанный, неопрятный, неряшливый, всклокоченныйRussian
  • pejmürde, bakımsız, dağınıkTurkish

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