Part of speech:
Clean and in good order; trim; tidy
The definition of orderly is something that is tidy or organized in a system, or that follows the rules.
Satisfactory but not outstanding; adequate:
Accurately or thoroughly done or made; painstaking
Trim, neat, or smart in dress or appearance
Arranged or proceeding in regular, systematic order:
The definition of painstaking is requiring a lot of care, effort or hard work.
Having everything neatly in place, as on board ship; trim
Characterized by the use of method or orderly planning; methodical
To empty or clear
To clean the fur, feathers, etc. of itself or another animal, often as a social activity
So as to promote one's health; in a healthy way:
(Naut.) With a favoring wind, specif. one on the quarter
To dress or groom oneself with elaborate care; preen.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
To try to persuade; induce or entice, esp. to something immoral or sensually pleasurable
Obscene or indecent:
Physically or mentally ill.
Of or having to do with the theories, dynamics, etc. of mathematical chaos
Exhibiting or demonstrating carelessness:
The definition of slovenly is someone or something that is messy, overly casual or careless in their actions.
Watery and unappetizing:
Not solid or heavy; flimsy; light
Small in size; not big, large, or great
Limited in importance or significance; trivial:
To throw into confusion or disarray.
To destroy the organization, systematic arrangement, or unity of.
To bear a litter of young
To disarrange the hair or clothing of.
To mix in a confused, disorderly heap
Pulled or drawn tight; not slack.
Of such close construction as to be impermeable:
Worth accepting; satisfactory or, sometimes, merely adequate
Being intermediate between extremes, as on a scale:
The definition of common is something that belongs to or is shared by two or more people or the community at large.
Fairly good; acceptable; satisfactory:
Being within reasonable limits; not excessive or extreme:
Of moderately good quality:
(Informal) In reasonably good health
Of great size, extent, or capacity; large
Large in extent, range, or amount.
Extensive in time or distance:
Drawn or made large to show detail.
To make or keep (an area) clean and orderly.
To put into order; make neat.
To control, protect, or keep orderly with or as police or a similar force
(Intransitive) To stand up, especially from a sitting position.
To make fresh, or vigorous, clean, etc.
To make neat and trim; make presentable.
A group of organisms ranking above a family and below a class.
Of attractive appearance; good-looking
Big and strong; stout or muscular.
Neat; tidy; well-groomed
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