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Untidy and messy - thesaurus

Synonyms

untidy

adjective

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

messy

adjective

very untidy or dirty

disordered

adjective

not tidy, or not arranged in an organized way

disorderly

adjective

not tidy

rumpled

adjective

untidy, or not smooth

anyhow

adverb

in a careless or untidy way

scrubby

adjective

informal looking dirty and untidy

jumbled

adjective

mixed together in an untidy way

straggly

adjective

growing in an untidy way

all over the place

in an untidy state

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any (old) how

in a careless and untidy way

awry

adjective

not in the correct position, especially not straight or tidy

bitty

adjective

Britishinformal made up of many small parts that do not fit together well

higgledy-piggledy

adjective

informal mixed together in a way that is not planned, organized, or tidy

ragged

adjective

not skilful or organized

ramshackle

adjective

not organized or effective

shambolic

adjective

Britishinformal very badly organized

tangled

adjective

if something is tangled, its parts are twisted round each other in an untidy way

topsy-turvy

adjective

informal confused and in the wrong order

untidy

adjective

used about people who do not keep things tidy

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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