messy

Listen:
UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmɛsi/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈmɛsi/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(mesē)


Inflections of 'messy' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
messier
adj comparative
messiest
adj superlative
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

messy

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a messy [room, bedroom, table, office, desk]
  2. a messy [process, job, project, assignment]
  3. a messy [pile, load, stack] (of)
  4. messy [handwriting, homework, instructions]
  5. a messy [dog, animal, child]
  6. the [baby, boy, girl] is a messy eater
  7. try not to be so messy!
  8. please try to be less messy!
  9. messy in [his personal habits, the kitchen]
  10. a messy [financial, work, political] situation
  11. caught up in some messy business
  12. (take care of) the messy business of
  13. (attend to) the messy matter of
  14. involved in a messy [fight, spat, brawl]
  15. things got a [little, bit] messy
  16. very messy at [home, school, work, college]
  17. everything is a messy blur
'messy' also found in these entries:
Advertisements
Advertisements

Report an inappropriate ad.