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(of a person's hair) not combed:‘his hair was matted and uncombed’
scruffy, tousled, dishevelled, unkempt, messy, disordered, disarranged, messed up, rumpled, bedraggled, uncombed, ungroomed, straggly, ruffled, tangled, matted, windblown, wildView synonyms
- ‘I slid my headphones over my messy, uncombed hair.’
- ‘Jones depicts them as disgusted by Eva's physicality, her uncombed hair, and her black femaleness.’
- ‘His brown hair was uncombed and in a mess, hanging in front of his eyes.’
- ‘He slammed the drawer shut and ran his hands through a mess of rusty-red uncombed hair.’
- ‘His dark hair was uncombed and he looked like he too had just woken up.’
- ‘His right ear sported a gold ring and his long black hair was left uncombed and untied.’
- ‘To them he must have been a fearsome sight, disheveled with ragged clothes and uncombed greasy hair.’
- ‘Her hair was uncombed and she looked like a little girl.’
- ‘I raked my shaky hand through my uncombed, disheveled hair.’
- ‘After a few steps, a door slides open from one of the rooms, and an ageing scientist, complete with thick glasses and wild, uncombed grey hair, walks over to them.’
- ‘Standing at about five foot nine, Freddie appeared somewhat taller due to an enormous pile of wild, uncombed hair.’
- ‘My hair was uncombed and my hands and face were caked with mud.’
- ‘Andrew muttered darkly to himself before strutting over to the front desk, brushing his messy uncombed hair back with his fingers.’
- ‘The black screen flickered for a moment before it came to life, showing a small boy with messy, uncombed blonde hair and bright blue eyes.’
- ‘Her long, black, uncombed hair falls over her normally cheery face, now slightly contorted with worry.’
- ‘The Princess had a distinguished face, thin and drawn, set off by long black uncombed hair and she wore a long dark gown down to her feet.’
- ‘My father was still wearing his light blue PJ's and his hair was uncombed.’
- ‘He looked messy with uncombed hair and his shirt wrinkled, but Claire said nothing.’
- ‘Even though she dressed in rags and her hair was uncombed, she was like an angel sent from heaven.’
- ‘The shadows on his face accentuated his chiselled cheekbones and chin, and his uncombed hair hung over his face.’
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