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Definitions of dishevelling

dishevelling

Definitions

present participle of verb

  1. See dishevel

dishevel (dɪˈʃɛvəl

Definitions

verb

-els -elling -elled, or (US) -els -eling or -eled
  1. to disarrange (the hair or clothes) of (someone)

Derived Forms

diˈshevelment  noun

Word Origin

C15: back formation from dishevelled

Example Sentences Including 'dishevelling'

He passed a shaky hand through his heavy hair, dishevelling it.
Appiganesi, Lisa Dreams of Innocence

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