He ought not to be permitted to set it untidily upon a soiled tablecloth.
I saw the shape of a man, untidily swathed in reddened bandages.
A pink cotton blouse was untidily fastened at her neck with a brass safety pin.
A mass of papers, books, and correspondence littered it untidily.
It is partly covered with rough stucco, which is peeling off untidily in patches.
A mass of silver things jostled each other untidily on the dressing-table.
Here and there an old sodden boot lay about untidily, at which the Fish-King frowned and looked uneasy.
Was it really true that she dressed so untidily as this little scamp made out?
He chews tobacco constantly, and untidily, for his gray beard and moustache are stained yellow.
The handkerchief she took from the coat pocket into which it had been untidily stuffed, in order to search underneath.
early 13c., "untimely, unseasonable, unsuitable," from un- (1) "not" + tidy (adj.). Cf. West Frisian ontidich, Middle Dutch ontidich, Dutch ontijdig, Old High German unzitich, German unzeitig, Norwegian utidig "untimely, unseasonable, unfavorable." Meaning "poorly cared for, not neat" is recorded from mid-14c.