verb (used with object)
- to put out of array or order; throw into disorder.
- to undress.
- disorder; confusion: The army retreated in disarray.
- disorder of apparel.
- confusion, dismay, and lack of discipline
- (esp of clothing) disorderliness; untidiness
- to throw into confusion
- archaic to undress
early 15c., “disorder, confusion;” see disarray (v.).