- The definition of kempt is someone or something which is neat and tidy.
An example of kempt used as an adjective is a kempt kitchen which is a clean kitchen.
A well kempt kitchen.
neat; tidy; well-groomed
Origin of kemptMiddle English combed: in mod. use, back-formation ; from unkempt
Tidy; trim: a nicely kempt beard.
Origin of kemptBack-formation from unkempt.