untidy

[ uhn-tahy-dee ]
/ ʌnˈtaɪ di /
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adjective, un·ti·di·er, un·ti·di·est.

not tidy or neat; slovenly; disordered: an untidy room; an untidy person.
not well-organized or carried out: an untidy plan.

verb (used with object), un·ti·died, un·ti·dy·ing.

to mess up; disorder; disarrange: The guests untidied the room.

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Origin of untidy

Middle English word dating back to 1175–1225; see origin at un-1, tidy

OTHER WORDS FROM untidy

un·ti·di·ly, adverbun·ti·di·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for untidy

untidy
/ (ʌnˈtaɪdɪ) /

adjective -dier or -diest

not neat; slovenly

verb -dies, -dying or -died

(tr) to make untidy

Derived forms of untidy

untidily, adverbuntidiness, noun
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