Dis*or"der*ly (?), a.
1. Not in order; marked by disorder;
disarranged; immethodical; as, the books and papers are in a
2. Not acting in an orderly way, as the
functions of the body or mind.
3. 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
Syn. -- Irregular; immethodical; confused; tumultuous;
inordinate; intemperate; unruly; lawless; vicious.
Dis*or"der*ly, adv. In a
disorderly manner; without law or order; irregularly;
Withdraw yourselves from every brother that walketh
disorderly. 2 Thess. iii. 6.
Savages fighting disorderly with
stones. Sir W. Raleigh.