adjective, mess·i·er, mess·i·est.
Examples from the Web for messy
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