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Definition of the adjective messy

What does messy mean as an attribute of a noun?

Messy is one of the top 1000 most common adjectives in the English language.

adjective - degrees: more messy / messier | most messy / messiest

  1. dirty and disorderly
    • example: a child's messy eating habits
    • synonym of messy: mussy
    • similar: untidy

Alternative definition of the adjective messy


  1. [context: of a place] in a disorderly state; chaotic; disorderly.
  2. [context: of a person] prone to causing mess.
  3. [context: of a situation] difficult or unpleasant to deal with


Messy is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France.


  1. "Messy" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  2. "Messy" is a musical EP of Moderately Messy.
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  3. "Messy" is a musical album of Gemma Fox.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Messy

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Google previewThe Giant Encyclopedia of Kindergarten Activities (2004)

by Jennifer Ford

Print the following words or phrases on small pieces of typing paper that are cut to fit the sides of the cubes: bear, boy, girl, cat, queen, king, small, large, old, new, messy, clean, hut, house, castle, cave, city, farm, the store, a friend's house, ...

Google previewChambers School Dictionary

pied 423 pigeon Genitive phrases, which show ownership and have 's added to them: The girl s messy hair needed combing. Adjective phrases Adjective phrases always contain an adjective, and they can be expanded using adverbs.

Google previewHarrap's essential English Dictionary (1996)

messy /'mesi/ adjective: messier, messiest 1 Messy activities make ...

Google previewCambridge Learner's Dictionary with CD-ROM (2007)

by Cambridge University Press

unpleasant and complicated Ian's just gone through a messy divorce. met /met/ past of meet metabolism /ms'taeryiiz'm/ noun [C] all the chemical processes in your body, especially the ones that use food metal /'met-1!/ noun [C, U] a usually ...

Google previewA Formal Lexicon for the Social Sciences (1990)

by Robert Joseph Wolfson

Messy assumptions and concepts disturb philosophers, while scientists are willing to, and occasionally find it necessary to, cut Gordian knots, make the quick and dirty assumption, etc. Barrett and Rudner were troubled by such matters as the ...

Google previewThe SAGE Dictionary of Qualitative Inquiry (2014)

by Thomas A. Schwandt

ideal that monitoring systems and accountability ought to replace the complex socialpolitical processes entailed in the design and delivery of social and educational services and the inevitably messy giveandtake of human interactions .

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Quotes about Messy

Tail of echoes
reaches the stream...
Leafs of the music tree
falls in to the waves...
Glistening waves
blows on the leaf...
A song of grace
tells my hand to write a poem...
The messy poem
turns out great...
The messy poem
is this poem... (Kong Vang)
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Scrabble value of M3E1S1S1Y4

The value of this 5-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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