Untidy Un*ti"dy, a. 1. Unseasonable; untimely. [Obs.] ``Untidy tales.'' --Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster]

2. Not tidy or neat; slovenly. [1913 Webster] -- {Un*ti"di*ly}, adv. -- {Un*ti"di*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • untidily — adv. in an untidy manner, in a disorganized manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • untidily — un·tidily …   English syllables

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  • Bumfled — Untidily wrinkled and creased. The word comes from an earlier Scots word “bumph”, meaning a lump or a bump …   Scottish slang

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