adjective, mess·i·er, mess·i·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM messymess·i·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for messy
It was clear that Apple’s antiquated App Store rules needed an update, but now that we see their solution, it’s clear that things are going to be very messy for platform operators and game developers that were hoping for an easy solution.Apple lays out its messy vision for how xCloud and Stadia will work with its App Store rules|Lucas Matney|September 11, 2020|TechCrunch
These soft, elegant towels can go up against even the messiest food spills.
What you usually get is messy, frustratingly slow progress, and self-doubt about your own voice and skills.Book recommendations from Fortune’s 40 under 40 in government and policy|Rachel King|September 10, 2020|Fortune
The formula for these points was quite messy, but if you’d like to see it nevertheless, check out the write-ups of Laurent Lessard, who found a condition on these values, and David Zimmerman, who attempted to find a closed-form solution.
The battle to secure as many vaccine doses as possible, once approved, could prove an even messier fight given that a limited number of companies are trying to address the problems of the entire world.The COVID vaccine arms race and the struggles of the supply chain|Sy Mukherjee|August 20, 2020|Fortune
If you think divorce between two people is messy and traumatic, imagine divorcing yourself.Why Singles Should Say ‘I Don’t’ to The Self-Marriage Movement|Tim Teeman|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But there is a messy middle territory between demonization and idealization.
THE NEW YORK TIMES/JILL ABRAMSON DISASTER: It was messy enough when, on May 14, New York Times Co.
In another, they sit smiling inside their Los Angeles apartment at a messy kitchen table.‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings|Melissa Leon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Their inevitable divorce was messy, bitter, and packed with bizarre occurrences.Borges Had A Genius For Literature But Not Love Or Much Else|Allen Barra|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My lod a messy, massa, I neber shoot anudder gun in all my born days.Hansford: A Tale of Bacon's Rebellion|St. George Tucker
If John dreamed, it was of messy farmyards and draughty fields; but it is improbable that he dreamed at all.
And most of the provisions were too messy for a P.M. to manage with his fingers.Affinities and Other Stories|Mary Roberts Rinehard
Now she looked very plain and frowsy in a messy housedress, and her hair hung in untidy streamers.Whispering Walls|Mildred A. Wirt
He had a cheap little creature with him, dark haired in messy cerise.Outside Inn|Ethel M. Kelley