Definition of Disorderly

1. Adjective. Undisciplined and unruly. "Disorderly conduct"




2. Adjective. In utter disorder. "A disorderly pile of clothes"

3. Adjective. Completely unordered and unpredictable and confusing.
Exact synonyms: Chaotic
Similar to: Wild
Derivative terms: Chaos, Disorderliness

Definition of Disorderly

1. a. Not in order; marked by disorder; disarranged; immethodical; as, the books and papers are in a disorderly state.

2. adv. In a disorderly manner; without law or order; irregularly; confusedly.

Definition of Disorderly

1. Adjective. Not in order; causing disorder; unorganized ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disorderly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disorderly

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disorderedness
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disorderliness
disorderly (current term)
disorderly behavior
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disorganisation
disorganisations
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disorganised
disorganised schizophrenia

Literary usage of Disorderly

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"In prosecution for keeping a disorderly honse, evidence held to show, not merely a single occasion of disorder, but habitual disorderly practices. 3. ..."

2. Lex Parliamentaria Americana: Elements of the Law and Practice of by Luther Stearns Cushing (1874)
"The difficulty of precisely knowing beforehand, in most cases, what a member intends to say,3 is such, that proceedings in reference to disorderly words ..."

3. A Treatise on the Criminal Law of the United States by Francis Wharton (1874)
"disorderly, TIPPLING, AND BAWDY-HOUSES. 1. Definitions and Characteristics. § 2392. Independently of special statutes, a disorderly house, when kept in such ..."

4. A Practical Treatise on the Criminal Law: Comprising the Practice, Pleadings by Joseph Chitty, Richard Peters (1819)
"And the jurors aforesaid, disorderly on, &c. aforesaid, and on the other days and times aforesaid, with bouse. force and arms at, Sec. aforesaid, ..."

5. Palmer's Index to "The Times" Newspaper (1899)
"iO ( S) » Gleeson, JJ, and another, for disorderly Glynde Creameries, for Misdemeanour, ... Chas., and others, for Keeping a disorderly House, ..."

6. Commentaries on the Law of Public Corporations, Including Municipal by Charles Fisk Beach (1893)
"Under the 3"The keeper of a house of ill- constitution of California, article 11, fame is a disorderly person, and his sections 7, 11, authorizing the city ..."

7. A Treatise on the Law of Criminal Evidence: Including the Rules Regulating by Harry Clay Underhill (1898)
"Any person having competent knowledge may testify.32 §482. Keeping disorderly house.—A disorderly house is one where lewd, drunken, idle and dissolute ..."

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