Synonyms of untidy in English:


See US English definition of untidy

See UK English definition of untidy

See Spanish definition of desordenado


1‘Fran smoothed her untidy hair’

scruffy, tousled, dishevelled, unkempt, messy, disordered, disarranged, messed up, rumpled, bedraggled, uncombed, ungroomed, straggly, ruffled, tangled, matted, windblown, wild
frowzy, dirty, sleazy, seedy, slovenly, slatternly, sloppy
informal ratty, mussed up, slobbish, slobby
North American informal raggedy, schlumpy, raunchy
archaic draggle-tailed

tidy, neat

2‘the place was dreadfully untidy’

disordered, messy, in a mess, disorderly, disorganized, in disorder, in confusion, confused, cluttered, in a clutter, mixed up, in a muddle, muddled, in a jumble, jumbled, in chaos, chaotic, haywire, topsy-turvy, in disarray, awry, askew, upside down, upset, disrupted, at sixes and sevens
informal higgledy-piggledy, every which way
British informal shambolic, like a dog's breakfast, like a dog's dinner

tidy, orderly