Pronunciation of Unkempt
/ʌnkˈɛmpt/, /ʌnkˈɛmpt/, /ʌ_n_k_ˈɛ_m_p_t/
Synonyms for unkempt:
Other synonyms and related words:
slipshod, littered, frowsy, mussy, shaggy, sloven, disarrayed, disarranged, confused, hugger mugger, cluttered, disorderly, uncombed, tousled, ungroomed, slobbish, muddled, Messed, chaotic, Tumbled, rough, untidy, disordered, bedraggled, jumbled, topsy-turvy, pell-mell, Mussed.
shabby, sloppy (adjective)
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Usage examples for unkempt:
- A person coming out into the garden by this door would find the table straight in front of him, and a gate leading to the road half way down the garden on his right; or, if he turned sharp to his left, he could pass round the end of the house through an unkempt shrubbery. - "John Bull's Other Island", George Bernard Shaw.
- At this moment there broke through the insufficient military guard a wild unkempt figure, whose appearance caused trepidation to the already much- tried sheriff. - "A Prince of Good Fellows", Robert Barr.
- The prisoner was bareheaded, ragged, unkempt. - "Steve Yeager", William MacLeod Raine.