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Synonyms for untidy

Synonyms for untidy

marked by an absence of cleanliness and order

indifferent to correctness, accuracy, or neatness

Antonyms for untidy

not neat and tidy

References in classic literature ?
Then he looked like a man who had dressed to dine out, not like one who had long since dined; for his curly hair, though longer that another's, was never untidy in its length; and these were the days when it was still as black as ink.
She had a poll of very dirty and untidy red hair; her eyes were set close together; she had the jowl of the traditional prize-fighter.
When last I saw him he was spruce enough, but he looked ill at ease: now, untidy and ill-kempt, he looked perfectly at home.
She did not like disorder, and though she recognised that boys must be expected to be untidy she preferred that he should make a mess in the kitchen.
Then he pulled out of his waistcoat pocket an untidy slip of paper, on which was scrawled:
Stella took the opportunity to write a paper for the Philomathic Society, and was sitting at the table in the corner of the living-room with an untidy litter of notes and manuscript on the floor around her.
That is a very untidy habit, and I can't allow it at all.
He was a man of untidy habits,--very untidy and careless.
That must be the reason you were so untidy in my dream-- Dinah
Only a brief glance did Pollyanna give about her; then, with a confused vision in her eyes of crimson draperies, book-lined walls, a littered floor, an untidy desk, innumerable closed doors
It's untidy enough without that," she said, putting up a straying lock, which Grisha had been playing with.
They wore a good deal of hair, not very neatly turned up behind, and were rather untidy about the shoes and stockings.
Suspect entered an insecure shed and made an untidy search.
Durham County Council issued 65 fixed penalties for littering, eight for dog fouling and 20 for untidy gardens or yards and failing to comply with litter clearing notices.
Mrs Knight said the 27-year-old's flat in Nightingale Avenue, Smiths Wood, was untidy and Levi looked as if he was not being cared for when she visited on February 7 last year.