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Definitions for messy
ˈmɛs imessy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. messy, mussy(adj)

    dirty and disorderly

    "a mussy fussy bedroom"; "a child's messy eating habits"

Wiktionary

  1. messy(Adjective)

    in a disorderly state; chaotic; disorderly.

    a messy office

  2. messy(Adjective)

    prone to causing mess.

    He is the messiest person I've ever met.

  3. messy(Adjective)

    difficult or unpleasant to deal with

    a messy divorce

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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of messy in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of messy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of messy in a Sentence

  1. Zhang Huahua:

    The messy slaughter of numerous dogs transported to Yulin without inspection severely damages public order, popular custom and the environment.

  2. Elana Benatar:

    We are all figuring it out, it might get a little messy.

  3. Peter Rutherford:

    We know the pros and the cons of a blanket ban, we know the risks of' collective justice', but we also know the risk of not punishing a culture of doping that comes from the very top, i would say that the latter is a much greater threat to sport. We've certainly not been given a clear message of transparency and progress. But no, what we have now is a messy, grey area that doesn't help anyone.

  4. Katherine Lewis:

    Our lives are messy, and our homes should not be shrines to perfection. They are places where we go to experiment, our kids are always changing. This is not a static situation.

  5. Rupert Svendsen-Cook:

    We don't actually have a race. We go head-to-head. It's 16 drivers with a bracket league and knock-out rounds to a finale head-to-head, we had to carve out or own format and identity because it's quite messy already, so many series.

Images & Illustrations of messy

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