Synonyms for disorderly

Grammar : Adj
Spell : dis-awr-der-lee
Phonetic Transcription : dɪsˈɔr dər li

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Définition of disorderly

Origin :
  • 1580s, "opposed to moral order," also "opposed to legal authority;" see dis- + orderly (adj.). The meaning "untidy" is attested from 1630s; the older senses are those in disorderly house, disorderly conduct, etc.
  • adj messy, untidy
  • adj causing trouble; unlawful
Example sentences :
  • There was a whole hierarchy of respect, outside of which existence was unrestrained and disorderly.
  • Extract from : « The Dream » by Emile Zola
  • Flushed with victory, the troops were found riotous and disorderly.
  • Extract from : « Self-Help » by Samuel Smiles
  • Then, pushing them together into a disorderly heap, she started to her feet and faced him.
  • Extract from : « The Dominant Strain » by Anna Chapin Ray
  • The Chinaman stokers went in a disorderly rush for the port boats.
  • Extract from : « End of the Tether » by Joseph Conrad
  • The room was a large one, very dirty, ill-furnished, and disorderly.
  • Extract from : « Tony Butler » by Charles James Lever
  • In Dublin Castle; bad luck to it for a riotous, disorderly place.
  • Extract from : « Jack Hinton » by Charles James Lever
  • The entrance is in a muddy, disorderly yard and is through a tunnel in the house.
  • Extract from : « Negro Migration during the War » by Emmett J. Scott
  • But this disorderly Chief would only sign the treaty in his own camp.
  • Extract from : « Policing the Plains » by R.G. MacBeth
  • How many desks do you think will be found to be disorderly, when we come to make the examination?
  • Extract from : « The Teacher » by Jacob Abbott
  • Then the teacher, himself mentions the number, which he supposes will be found to be disorderly.
  • Extract from : « The Teacher » by Jacob Abbott

Antonyms for disorderly

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