mussy

[ muhs-ee ]
/ ˈmʌs i /

adjective, muss·i·er, muss·i·est.

untidy, messy, or rumpled.

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Origin of mussy

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60; muss + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM mussy

muss·i·ly, adverbmuss·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for mussy

mussy
/ (ˈmʌsɪ) /

adjective mussier or mussiest

untidy or disordered

Derived forms of mussy

mussily, adverbmussiness, noun
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