untidy (comparative untidier, superlative untidiest)
- I have never seen such an untidy bedroom!
1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 12, in The Mirror and the Lamp:
- There were many wooden chairs for the bulk of his visitors, and two wicker armchairs with red cloth cushions for superior people. From the packing-cases had emerged some Indian clubs, […], and all these articles […] made a scattered and untidy decoration that Mrs. Clough assiduously dusted and greatly cherished.
- His finances were in an untidy state when he died.
untidy (third-person singular simple present untidies, present participle untidying, simple past and past participle untidied)
- (transitive) To make untidy.
- 2014, Jennie Shortridge, Love Water Memory (page 116)
- Before she closed each drawer she rummaged her hands through the clothes, untidying them just enough to feel comfortable.