untidy - definition and synonyms

 
adjective 

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/ʌnˈtaɪdi/
adjectiveuntidy
comparativeuntidier
superlativeuntidiest
  1. an untidy place does not look nice because many things are in places where they should not be. The usual American word is messy

    The room was dirty and untidy.

    untidy hair/clothes

    1. a.
      used about people who do not keep things tidy

      The kids were less untidy when they were younger.

derived words

untidily

adverb

untidiness

noun [uncountable]