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disheveled
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
messy (untidy or disordered) — especially of a person's clothes and hair
  • We went up-stairs, through period bedrooms swathed in rose and lavender silk and vivid with new flowers, through dressing-rooms and poolrooms, and bathrooms with sunken baths — intruding into one chamber where a dishevelled man in pajamas was doing liver exercises on the floor.
    p. 91.3

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