tousy

tousy

(ˈtaʊzɪ)
adj, -sier or -siest
Scot tousled or unkempt
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It was a bit tousy in the first half and I thought the referee lost control of the game at times.
The Jambos full-back is convinced Ally McCoist's men deliberately went out to hurt the home players during last weekend's tousy Tynecastle clash.
But lately, Tousy feels that a puerile version of romance has started to dominate popular lyrics and music.
I thought the game was getting quite tousy and the way it had gone it was possible the ref might have evened things up with a second red.
Even then, the gaffe need not have been fatal with Hearts finding it difficult to create more chances in a tousy match which saw referee Charlie Richmond flash 10 yellow cards all over the pitch - two of them, plus a red, going to Hearts Saulius Mikoliunas who walked just before the hour.
It was a tousy affair with more flashpoints than scoring chances in an action-packed SPL clash.
2] TOUSY (dishevelled) = OU (a honeycreeper bird) + STY
1 Jim Chapman slammed his Annan side for losing the plot in a tousy clash that saw two men sent off.
In a tousy game both goal-keeping coaches were sent off after a touchline bust-up.
Alex McLeish's men topped the table of shame in the group stages and the bad boys lived up to their tousy tag again in the last 16.
The game became a little tousy in the closing stages with a flurry of bookings for Rangers Stevie Smith, Malcolm and Boyd along with the hosts' Hammell and sub Kevin McBride to add to the earlier caution dealt out to Thomas B uffel.
It's a measure of how one-way things were that what is usually a tousy tussle of a fixture ended with Johansson the only yellow card.