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Consider "text" as a verb, for instance -- although that doesn't bother me because it describes a form of communication that did not exist until shortly before the word was appropriated. Show more. Unkept isn't entirely wrong; it means uncared for, or badly maintained -- but specifically in relation to a place, or pinky-swear. I know I'm fighting a losing battle. Blog A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language.
Dirty and scruffy in appearance: By Janine. To me, "unkept" is related to Damn, where the heck is that sugardaddy I want to take care of me and keep me in high style?
Contribute to our Open Dictionary. View the pronunciation for disheveled. Of course that means "kept" hits their radar as the positive side to unkept -- which it is if you're talking sugardaddy, or sugarmomma if you prefer. For most people these days, especially tweeters blasting 16-year-old US gymnast and gold-medalist Gabby Douglas' hair , "unkept" has become the word they use to describe something messy.
Synonyms and related words. Using the thesaurus. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today. The word unkempt comes from an Old English word that means "to comb" -- or not combed, actually.