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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·or·der·ly /-ˈsɔrdɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·or·der·ly a.
 1. Not in order; marked by disorder; disarranged; immethodical; as, the books and papers are in a disorderly state.
 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 house.
 Syn: -- Irregular; immethodical; confused; tumultuous; inordinate; intemperate; unruly; lawless; vicious.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·or·der·ly, adv. In a disorderly manner; without law or order; irregularly; confusedly.
    Withdraw yourselves from every brother that walketh disorderly.   --2 Thess. iii. 6.
    Savages fighting disorderly with stones.   --Sir W. Raleigh.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: undisciplined and unruly; "disorderly youths"; "disorderly
             conduct" [ant: orderly]
      2: in utter disorder; "a disorderly pile of clothes" [syn: higgledy-piggledy,
          hugger-mugger, jumbled, topsy-turvy]
      3: completely unordered and unpredictable and confusing [syn: chaotic]