Meaning of DISORDERLY
|Pronunciation: || ||dis'ordurlee|
| ||Definition:|| |
- [adj] undisciplined and unruly; "disorderly youths"; "disorderly conduct"
- [adj] completely unordered and unpredictable and confusing
- [adj] in utter disorder; "a disorderly pile of clothes"
DISORDERLY is a 10 letter word that starts with D.
| ||Synonyms:|| ||boisterous, brawling, chaotic, fighting, higgledy-piggledy, hugger-mugger, jumbled, mob, mobbish, moblike, rambunctious, raucous, robustious, rough-and-tumble, rowdy, rumbustious, topsy-turvy, unruly, untidy, wild|
| ||Antonyms:|| ||orderly|
|Webster's 1913 Dictionary|
| ||Definition:|| |
1. Not in order; marked by disorder; disarranged;
immethodical; as, the books and papers are in a disorderly
2. Not acting in an orderly way, as the functions of the body
3. Not complying with the restraints of order and law;
tumultuous; unruly; lawless; turbulent; as, disorderly
people; disorderly assemblies.
4. (Law) Offensive to good morals and public decency;
notoriously offensive; as, a disorderly house.
Syn: Irregular; immethodical; confused; tumultuous;
inordinate; intemperate; unruly; lawless; vicious.
In a disorderly manner; without law or order; irregularly;
Withdraw yourselves from every brother that walketh
disorderly. --2 Thess.
Savages fighting disorderly with stones. --Sir W.
| ||Related Terms:|| ||amiss, amorphic, amorphous, anarchial, anarchic, anarchistic, antinomian, askew, awry, bad, baggy, blobby, blurred, blurry, boisterous, capricious, changeable, changing, chaotic, characterless, choppy, cluttered, cockeyed, confused, convulsed, deranged, deviating, deviative, deviatory, different, disarranged, discomfited, discomposed, disconcerted, dislocated, disobedient, disordered, disorganized, disruptive, disturbed, divaricate, divergent, diversified, diversiform, erose, erratic, featureless, formless, fuzzy, haphazard, haywire, hazy, helter-skelter, higgledy-piggledy, improper, impulsive, in disarray, in disorder, inchoate, inconsistent, inconstant, indecisive, indefinite, indeterminate, inform, intractable, irregular, jagged, jerky, jumbled, kaleidoscopic, lawless, lumpen, mercurial, messy, misbehaving, misplaced, misty, motley, muddled, mutable, mutinous, naughty, nihilistic, noisy, nonconformist, nondescript, nonstandard, nonuniform, not respectable, obscure, obstreperous, off-base, on the fritz, orderless, out of gear, out of joint, out of kelter, out of kilter, out of order, out of place, out of tune, out of whack, out-of-line, pell-mell, perturbed, pluralistic, ragged, rampant, raucous, rebellious, refractory, revolutionary, riotous, roily, rough, rowdy, rowdyish, ruffianly, rumbustious, scrambled, shapeless, shuffled, spasmodic, sporadic, syndicalistic, termagant, terrorist, topsy-turvy, tumultuous, turbid, turbulent, unbehaving, unbridled, unclear, uncontrollable, uncontrolled, undefined, undisciplined, unequable, unequal, uneven, ungovernable, ungoverned, unmanageable, unordered, unorganized, unorthodox, unrestrained, unruly, unsettled, unstable, unsteady, unsystematic, untidy, ununiform, upset, vague, variable, variegated, variform, various, varying, violent, wavering, wild|