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untidy

[ uhn-tahy-dee ]
/ 蕦n藞ta瑟 di /
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adjective, un路ti路di路er, un路ti路di路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路ti路died, un路ti路dy路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鈥1225; see origin at un-1, tidy

OTHER WORDS FROM untidy

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

untidy
/ (蕦n藞ta瑟d瑟) /

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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