Dis*or"der*ly (?), a.


Not in order; marked by disorder; disarranged; immethodical; as, the books and papers are in a disorderly state.


Not acting in an orderly way, as the functions of the body or mind.


Not complying with the restraints of order and law; tumultuous; unruly; lawless; turbulent; as, disorderly people; disorderly assemblies.

4. Law

Offensive to good morals and public decency; notoriously offensive; as, a disorderly house.

Syn. -- Irregular; immethodical; confused; tumultuous; inordinate; intemperate; unruly; lawless; vicious.


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Dis*or"der*ly, adv.

In a disorderly manner; without law or order; irregularly; confusedly.

Withdraw yourselves from every brother that walketh disorderly. 2 Thess. iii. 6.

Savages fighting disorderly with stones. Sir W. Raleigh.


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