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Definition of untidy adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    untidy

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ʌnˈtaɪdi//
     
    (untidier, untidiest)
     
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  1. 1not neat or well arranged; in a state of confusion an untidy desk untidy hair
  2. 2(of a person) not keeping things neat or well organized Why do you have to be so untidy? opposite tidy
NAmE//ʌnˈtaɪdl̩i//
 
adverb Her hair fell untidily around her shoulders.
NAmE//ʌnˈtaɪdinəs//
 
noun [uncountable] He hated untidiness and dirt.
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