Dishevel definition

dĭ-shĕvəl
To disarrange the hair or clothing of.
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To throw into disorder.
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To loosen and let fall (hair or clothing) in disarray.
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To cause (hair, clothing, etc.) to become disarranged and untidy, as by pulling or loosening, etc.; tousle or rumple.
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To cause the hair or clothes of (a person) to become thus disarranged.
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To throw into disorder; upheave.
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To disarrange or loosen (hair, clothing, etc.).
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Origin of dishevel

  • Back-formation from disheveled

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old French descheveler

    From Wiktionary