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Meaning of messy

mess•y

Pronunciation: (mes'ē), [key]
— mess•i•er, mess•i•est.
  1. characterized by a dirty, untidy, or disordered condition: a messy room.
  2. causing a mess: a messy recipe; messy work.
  3. embarrassing, difficult, or unpleasant: a messy political situation.
  4. characterized by moral or psychological confusion.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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