Definition for DIS-OR'DER-LY


  1. Confused; immethodical; irregular; being without proper order or disposition; as, the books and papers are in a disorderly state.
  2. Tumultuous; irregular; as, the disorderly motions of the spirits.
  3. Lawless; contrary to law; violating or disposed to violate law and good order; as, disorderly people; disorderly assemblies.
  4. Inclined to break loose from restraint; unruly; as, disorderly cattle.

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