adjective (messier; -est) Date: 1843 1. marked by confusion, disorder, or dirt ; untidy <
a messy room
2. lacking neatness or precision ; careless, slovenly <
messy thinking
3. extremely unpleasant or trying <
messy lawsuits
messily adverbmessiness noun

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