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unkempt

unkempt - Dictionary definition and meaning for word unkempt

Definition
(adj) not neatly combed
Example Sentence
  • wild unkempt hair

Definition
(adj) not properly maintained or cared for
Example Sentence
  • an unkempt garden
  • native vistas and unkempt rambling paths
  • an ukempt appearance

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for unkempt

Drop the 'm' from unkempt. It becomes 'UNKEPT'...UN+KEPT, something not kept properly or maintained like hair. or someone who is dowdy, untamed.
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by pushpa_edit

remember JUSTIN KEMP South Afrcian cricket player...whose hair r always untidy......
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by rahulbest

remember kemp fort in bangalore. it was very well maintained. now a mall is being built at that place and they have unkempt it.
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by cp.jethani

un tempt girl, uncared for her appearance & not combed.
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by sansecretcp

Kempt sound close to combed so unkempt is uncombed, shabby.
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by priyavanjeri

un+kempt—kempt means neat and tidy, unkempt means the opposite
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by nikhilparasher

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