- ill-gotten gains,
Examples from the Web for ill-kempt
A sudden shame of his disordered, ill-kempt appearance made him perhaps the more defiant.Captain Blood|Rafael Sabatini
The laager was captured, and with it forty ill-kempt, surly prisoners.South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 3 (of 6)|Louis Creswicke
He was unshaven, his hair was ill-kempt, his doublet unfastened at the throat, and torn and stained besides.A Gentleman of France|Stanley Weyman
I bade farewell to my cell; I thanked my hosts; and I kissed their little urchins, all besmeared and ill-kempt as they were.Led Astray and The Sphinx|Octave Feuillet
Up through a neglected thicket of Virginia shrubs and ill-kempt trees you drive to the house.