messy meaning

EN[ˈmɛsi] [-ɛsi]
  • Messy may refer to:
  • Harry Messy (19th century), Canadian ice hockey player
  • Messy, Seine-et-Marne, France
  • Messy Music, an electronic music group
  • Mr. Messy, a fictional character

    Definition of messy in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMmessierSUPmessiestPREmés-SUF-y
    1. (of a place, situation, person, etc) In a disorderly state; chaotic; disorderly.
      1. Economics is a messy discipline: too fluid to be a science, too rigorous to be an art. Perhaps it is fitting that economists’ most-used metric, gross domestic product (GDP), is a tangle too. GDP measures the total value of output in an economic territory.
    2. (of a person) Prone to causing mess.
      1. He is the messiest person I've ever met. ‎
    3. (of a situation) Difficult or unpleasant to deal with.
      1. a messy divorce ‎
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • Their messy breakup culminated in a restraining order.
    2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • She preferred taquitos to regular tacos because she found them less messy.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Morphemes
        • Suffixes
          • Words by suffix
            • Words suffixed with -y

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
      1. en mess
      2. en massy
      3. en missy
      4. en Bessy
      5. en mossy
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of messy for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "messy" is an adjective. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
      Difficultness: Level 6
      Easy     ➨     Difficult
      Definiteness: Level 5
      Definite    ➨     Versatile