Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun orderly

2 senses of orderly

Sense 1
orderly -- (a soldier who serves as an attendant to a superior officer; "the orderly laid out the general's uniform")
       => attendant, attender, tender -- (someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another)
       => soldier -- (an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army; "the soldiers stood at attention")

Sense 2
orderly, hospital attendant -- (a male hospital attendant who has general duties that do not involve the medical treatment of patients)
       => attendant, attender, tender -- (someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another)

Antonyms of adj orderly

2 senses of orderly

Sense 1
orderly (vs. disorderly) -- (devoid of violence or disruption; "an orderly crowd confronted the president")

disorderly (vs. orderly) -- (undisciplined and unruly; "disorderly youths"; "disorderly conduct")
        => boisterous, rambunctious, robustious, rumbustious, unruly -- (noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline; "a boisterous crowd"; "a social gathering that became rambunctious and out of hand"; "a robustious group of teenagers"; "beneath the rumbustious surface of his paintings is sympathy for the vulnerability of ordinary human beings"; "an unruly class")
        => mobbish, moblike -- (characteristic of a mob; disorderly or lawless; "fanned mounting tension into mobbish terrorizing"; "moblike mentality")
        => raucous, rowdy -- (disturbing the public peace; loud and rough; "a raucous party"; "rowdy teenagers")
        => rough-and-tumble, bare-knuckle, bare-knuckled -- (characterized by disorderly action and disregard for rules; "a rough-and-tumble fight"; "rough-and-tumble politics"; "undisguised bare-knuckle capitalism")

Sense 2
neat, orderly -- (clean or organized; "her neat dress"; "a neat room")

INDIRECT (VIA tidy) -> untidy -- (not neat and tidy; "careless and untidy in her personal habits"; "an untidy living room"; "untidy and casual about money")

Similarity of adj orderly

2 senses of orderly

Sense 1
orderly (vs. disorderly) -- (devoid of violence or disruption; "an orderly crowd confronted the president")

Sense 2
neat, orderly -- (clean or organized; "her neat dress"; "a neat room")
       => tidy (vs. untidy) -- (marked by order and cleanliness in appearance or habits; "a tidy person"; "a tidy house"; "a tidy mind")

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