Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: disheveled
IPA transcription: [dɪʃ'ɛvəld]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: disheveled, dishevelled, frowzled, rumpled, tousled
    Meaning: in disarray; extremely disorderly; "her clothing was disheveled"; "powder-smeared and frowzled"; "a rumpled unmade bed"; "a bed with tousled sheets"; "his brown hair was tousled, thick, and curly"- Al Spiers
Usage examples
  • He came in timidly, approached with little steps, looking very disheveled and depressed.
  • Three tired, disheveled women walked from the corral to their homes; and very glad one of them was to get home, too!