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ˈmɛs i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. messy, mussy(adj)

    dirty and disorderly

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

    Synonyms:
    mussy

    Antonyms:
    tidy

Wiktionary

  1. messy(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    orderly, neat

  2. messy(adjective)

    a messy office

    Antonyms:
    orderly, neat

  3. messy(adjective)

    He is the messiest person I've ever met.

    Antonyms:
    orderly, neat

  4. messy(adjective)

    a messy divorce

    Antonyms:
    orderly, neat

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How to use messy in a sentence?

  1. Cole Whittle:

    The record is going to be ... a handful of 10, 12, 13 snapshots of just ... what the DNCE world is, it's romantic, it's fun, it's messy, it's party, it's sexual, it's 'Animal House' the band.

  2. Charles Sizemore:

    For an investor wanting a high-risk/potentially high-return trade, I would say going long Greek stocks makes sense, if cooler heads prevail and Greece avoids a messy exit, Greek stocks are a bargain.

  3. Ron Johnson:

    I think people are starting to realize that that would be a pretty messy and unproductive process.

  4. Marianne Nyegaard:

    The new species managed to evade discovery for nearly three centuries by ‘hiding’ in a messy history of sunfish taxonomy, partially because they are so difficult to preserve and study, even for natural history museums, that is why we named it Mola tecta (the Hoodwinker Sunfish), derived from the Latin tectus, meaning disguised or hidden.

  5. 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.

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