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Word – Unkempt Word – Unkempt
Word – Unkempt

Word – Unkempt

Unkempt – Word of the day

Meaning:

untidy; not cared for

History:

People began combing their hair around 1400 – before that, they would have kembed it. Kemb is an old word for comb. The term has survived, but it is most popular as unkempt rather than kempt.

Examples:

  1. She is wearing blue track pants and a t-shirt with unkempt hair.
  2. The garden can become unkempt if not watered and looked after properly.
  3. That jacket you are wearing doesn’t fit, it gives you an unkempt appearance.

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