rumpled

rumpled
adjective
in disarray; extremely disorderly
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her clothing was disheveled

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powder-smeared and frowzled

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a rumpled unmade bed

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a bed with tousled sheets

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"his brown hair was tousled, thick, and curly"- Al Spiers

Syn: ↑disheveled, ↑dishevelled, ↑frowzled, ↑tousled
Similar to: ↑untidy

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  • Rumpled — Rum pled, a. Wrinkled; crumpled. Pope. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rumpled — [[t]rʌ̱mp(ə)ld[/t]] ADJ GRADED Rumpled means creased or untidy. I hurried to the tent and grabbed a few clean, if rumpled, clothes. ...a sprawl of white, rumpled sheets... He arrived, somewhat rumpled and unshaven. Syn: crumpled …   English dictionary

  • rumpled — UK [ˈrʌmp(ə)ld] / US adjective untidy, or not smooth a rumpled bed Derived word: rumple verb transitive Word forms rumple : present tense I/you/we/they rumple he/she/it rumples present participle rumpling past tense rumpled past participle… …   English dictionary

  • Rumpled — Rumple Rum ple, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Rumpled} p. pr. & vb. n. {Rumpling}.] [Cf. rimple, and D. rimpelen to wrinkle, rompelig rough, uneven, G. r[ u]mpfen to wrinkle, MHG. r[ u]mphen, OHG. rimpfan, Gr. ra mfos the crooked beak of birds of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rumpled — adj. Rumpled is used with these nouns: ↑clothes, ↑sheet …   Collocations dictionary

  • rumpled — rum|pled [ rʌmpld ] adjective messy or not smooth: a rumpled bed ╾ rum|ple verb transitive …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • rumpled — un·rumpled; …   English syllables

  • rumpled — [ˈrʌmp(ə)ld] adj something that is rumpled is untidy because it is not smooth or flat rumple verb [T] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • rumpled — rumple ► VERB ▪ give a ruffled or dishevelled appearance to. ► NOUN ▪ an untidy state. DERIVATIVES rumpled adjective. ORIGIN originally in the sense «wrinkle»: from Dutch rompel …   English terms dictionary

  • rumpled — adjective Describing something that is wrinkled or crumpled …   Wiktionary

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