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di·shev·el

 (dĭ-shĕv′əl)
tr.v. di·shev·eled, di·shev·el·ing, di·shev·els or di·shev·elled or di·shev·el·ling
1.
a. To loosen and let fall (hair or clothing) in disarray.
b. To disarrange the hair or clothing of.
2. To throw into disorder.

[Back-formation from disheveled.]

di·shev′el·ment n.

di·shev·eled

or di·shev·elled  (dĭ-shĕv′əld)
adj.
1. Being in loose disarray; unkempt, as hair or clothing.
2. Marked by disorder; untidy: a disheveled pile of books on the library table.

[Middle English discheveled, from Old French deschevele, past participle of descheveler, to disarrange the hair : des-, apart; see dis- + chevel, hair (from Latin capillus).]

dishevelled

(dɪˈʃɛvəld) or

disheveled

adj
1. (Hairdressing & Grooming) (esp of hair) hanging loosely
2. (Clothing & Fashion) (of general appearance) unkempt; untidy
[C15 dischevelee, from Old French deschevelé, from des- dis-1 + chevel hair, from Latin capillus]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dishevelled - in disarraydishevelled - 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
untidy - not neat and tidy; "careless and untidy in her personal habits"; "an untidy living room"; "untidy and casual about money"

dishevelled

U.S. disheveled untidy
adjective disordered, messy, ruffled, rumpled, bedraggled, unkempt, tousled, hanging loose, blowsy, uncombed, disarranged, disarrayed, frowzy She arrived looking flushed and dishevelled.
smart, trim, neat, tidy, chic, spruce, dapper, well-groomed, spick-and-span, soigné or soignée
Translations
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saçı başı birbirine karışmışüstü başı perişan

dishevelled

disheveled (US) [dɪˈʃevəld] ADJ [hair] → despeinado; [clothes] → desarreglado, desaliñado

dishevelled

[dɪˈʃɛvəld] disheveled (US) adj [person, appearance] → débraillé(e); [hair] → ébouriffé(e); [clothes] → en désordre

dishevelled

, (US) disheveled
adjunordentlich; hairzerzaust; person, appearanceungepflegt; to be in a dishevelled stateziemlich mitgenommen aussehen

dishevelled

disheveled (Am) [dɪˈʃɛvəld] adj (hair) → arruffato/a; (clothes) → tutto/a in disordine

dishevelled,

disheveled

(diʃevəld) adjective
untidy. She had been gardening and looked rather dishevelled.
References in classic literature ?
For a true expression of dishevelled wildness there is nothing like a gale in the bright moonlight of a high latitude.
At nine o'clock in the morning she was already quite drunk, dishevelled, half-naked, covered with bruises, her face was powdered, but she had a black-eye, blood was trickling from her nose and her teeth; some cabman had just given her a drubbing.
She bit the pillow, bit her hand till it bled (I saw that afterwards), or, thrusting her fingers into her dishevelled hair, seemed rigid with the effort of restraint, holding her breath and clenching her teeth.
The skin of the beast of prey, the speckled skin, and the dishevelled locks of the investigator, the searcher, and the conqueror!
As though on purpose, I seemed, on this occasion, to be peculiarly dishevelled.
Git outa deh way," she persistently bawled, waving feet with their dishevelled shoes near the heads of her children.
Here Jones, having ordered a servant to show a room above stairs, was ascending, when the dishevelled fair, hastily following, was laid hold on by the master of the house, who cried, "Heyday, where is that beggar wench going?
She fixed her eye on a statue standing disconsolate in the dishevelled park, and spoke into the transmitter:
Then she uncovered her head, and letting her cloak and hood fall where they might, stood looking at him: so colourless, so dishevelled, so defiant and despairing, that he was afraid of her.
PALS have grave fears for Jeremy McConnell after he was found dishevelled on a park bench after a fourday bender.
Blunt, so good in last year's Sicario, appears to have gone all out to look the part of a dishevelled alcoholic, complete with blotchy skin, a puffy face and dark rings around her eyes.
A DRUNK and dishevelled football fan was arrested after swearing at a police ocer.