tousled

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tou·sle

(tou′zəl, -səl)
tr.v. tou·sled, tou·sling, tou·sles
To disarrange or rumple; dishevel.
n.
A disheveled mass, as of hair.

[Early Modern English , frequentative of touse, to pull roughly, from Middle English -tousen (attested in past participles be-toused and to-toused, disheveled, rumpled); akin to German zausen and Low German tūsen, to tousle, ultimately from Germanic *tūs-; perhaps akin to Latin dūmus, thornbush, bramble (from Old Latin dusmus); and Old Irish dos, bushy tree, copse, thicket.]

tousled

(ˈtaʊzəld)
adj
tangled, ruffled, or disarranged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tousled - in disarraytousled - 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"

tousled

adjective dishevelled, disordered, tangled, ruffled, messed up, rumpled, disarranged, disarrayed a woman with tousled hair, faded jeans and a baggy jacket
Translations

tousled

[ˈtaʊzld] ADJ [appearance, style] → desaliñado, desarreglado; [hair] → despeinado

tousled

[ˈtaʊzəld] adj [hair] → ébouriffé(e)

tousled

adj hairzerzaust, wuschelig (inf); tousled headWuschelkopf m (inf)

tousled

[ˈtaʊzld] adj (hair) → arruffato/a; (bedclothes) → sottosopra inv