AskDefine | Define unkempt

Dictionary Definition

unkempt adj
1 not neatly combed; "wild unkempt hair"
2 not neat or cared for; slovenly; "his unkempt appearance"
3 not properly maintained; "an unkempt garden"; "native vistas and unkempt rambling paths"

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. dishevelled; untidy; dirty; not kept up


dishevelled; untidy; dirty; not kept up

Extensive Definition

Kempt may refer to:
  • Cody Kempt (born 1987), Oregon Ducks football player
  • George Kempt (1821-1885), Ontario businessman and political figure
  • James Kempt (1765-1854), British Army officer

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