- The definition of messy is something that is disorderly or dirty.
An example of something messy is a teenager's bedroom.
A very messy closet.
messy definition by Webster's New World
messy definition by American Heritage Dictionary
adjective mess·i·er, mess·i·est
- Disorderly and dirty: a messy bedroom.
- Exhibiting or demonstrating carelessness: messy reasoning.
- Unpleasantly difficult to settle or resolve: a messy court case.
- messˈi·ly adverb
- messˈi·ness noun