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
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
un′kemt, adj. uncombed: unpolished, rough. [Pfx. un-, not, A.S. cemban, to comb—camb, a comb.]
The numerical value of unkempt in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of unkempt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
You dance like your hair: a little wild and unkempt.
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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