disordered or disheveled: tousled hair; tousled clothes.
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How to use tousled in a sentence
Her head bobbing, hair tousled, and eye-makeup running, she questions the actions of the officers.What the Hell Just Happened in Texas, and Why Was Rick Perry Just Indicted? | Olivia Nuzzi | August 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A few minutes later, Ferguson, having been revived, sat on the sideline, helmet off, hair tousled, dazed.
Hair Cressida: tousled, shoulder-length, just-got-out-of-bed blonde mop.Cressida Bonas vs. Cara Delevingne: A Differentiation Guide to Two Celebrity English Roses | Tom Sykes | June 26, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Cara: tousled, shoulder-length, just-got-out-of-bed blonde mop.Cressida Bonas vs. Cara Delevingne: A Differentiation Guide to Two Celebrity English Roses | Tom Sykes | June 26, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The mother of two appears topless, in a pair of assless chaps, with her short hair tousled just-so.Nicole Kidman Topless on the Cover of V Magazine's Travel Issue | Isabel Wilkinson | August 22, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
In one corner was a four-poster bed with the faded peacock-blue dressing-gown pendent below a tousled nightcap of gray silk.The Woman Gives | Owen Johnson
Rays from the low-hanging sun shone through his ruddy, tousled hair, making it gleam like living flame.The Argus Pheasant | John Charles Beecham
She smiled lazily as she reflected that he would take to mothering; his curly hair begged to be smoothed and tousled.Mountain | Clement Wood
He was already a notable figure of forceful eloquence and tousled, unkempt hair.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete | Albert Bigelow Paine
The tousled head nodded dumbly; two big tears trickled down the reddened cheeks.Flaming June | Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey