Unkempt definitions

ŭn-kĕmpt'
The definition of unkempt is someone or something untidy, disheveled or in disrepair.

An example of something that would be described as unkempt is a house with an overgrown lawn and broken windows.

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Not combed.

Unkempt hair.

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Disorderly or untidy in appearance.

An unkempt vagabond; an unkempt garden.

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Tangled, disheveled, etc., as if from not having been combed.
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Not tidy or neat; messy.
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Not polished or refined; crude; rough.
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Dishevelled; untidy; dirty; not kept up.
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Origin of unkempt

Middle English unkemd un- not un–1 kembed past participle of kemben to comb (from Old English cemban gembh- in Indo-European roots)