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Definitions of disorderly

  1. Disorderliness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. In a disorderly manner; without law or order; irregularly; confusedly. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Without order: confusedly: in a lawless manner. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. Being in disorder; lawless; disreputable. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. in utter disorder; "a disorderly pile of clothes" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. undisciplined and unruly; "disorderly youths"; "disorderly conduct" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. Not acting in an orderly way, as the functions of the body or mind. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Not complying with the restraints of order and law; tumultuous; unruly; lawless; turbulent; as, disorderly people; disorderly assemblies. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Offensive to good morals and public decency; notoriously offensive; as, a disorderly house. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Out of order: in confusion: irregular: lawless: applied to offences of a minor grade. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. In confusion; irregular; lawless. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.

Usage examples for disorderly

  1. About a red hot stove hung a crew of as dirty and disorderly men as ever came out of coal mine or lumber camp. – A Pagan of the Hills by Charles Neville Buck
  2. He loved her; his suit was favoured, and he married her, about 1586. He lived with her for a year and they had a boy; but she objected to his disorderly ways of life, and he, unable to alter them, " cast her off, having spent the marriage money." – The English Novel in the Time of Shakespeare by J. J. Jusserand
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