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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: deschevelé, from chevel 'hair'

dishevelled

adjective
     
Related topics: Clothes and Fashion
di‧shev‧elled British English ; disheveled American English
DC if someone's appearance or their clothes, hair etc is dishevelled, they look very untidy:
Pam arrived late, dishevelled and out of breath.

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