tousy

tousy

(ˈtaʊzɪ)
adj, -sier or -siest
Scot tousled or unkempt
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Albert Craig scored twice as Dundee drew 2-2 in a tousy friendly with QPR.
BSC Glasgow's 3-0 win over Kelty Hearts helped put Kilby top after a tousy affair left Barry Ferguson's side with nine men.
"It was a bit tousy in the first half and I thought the referee lost control of the game at times.
"Since the 50s, all songs have been about romance," said Tamer 'Tousy', an independent musician.
"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.
[10.sup.2] = [6.sup.2] + [8.sup.2] TOUSY (dishevelled) = OU (a honeycreeper bird) + STY
As is usually the case the 32-year-old had just been Celtic's most influential player throughout a tousy, unremarkable season finale.
Annan..................................1 Stirling................................1 Jim Chapman slammed his Annan side for losing the plot in a tousy clash that saw two men sent off.
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.