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Meaning of UNKEMPT

Pronunciation:  un'kempt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  not properly maintained; "an unkempt garden"; "native vistas and unkempt rambling paths"
  2. [adj]  not neat or cared for; slovenly; "his unkempt appearance"
  3. [adj]  not neatly combed; "wild unkempt hair"
 

UNKEMPT is a 7 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: uncombed, ungroomed, untidy
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un*kempt"\ (?; 215), a. [Pref. un- not + kempt, p. p.
of kemb.]
1. Not combed; disheveled; as, an urchin with unkempt hair.

2. Fig.; Not smoothed; unpolished; rough.

         My rhymes be rugged and unkempt.      --Spenser.

 

 

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