mess‧y S3 comparative messier, superlative messiest
dirty or untidy:
a messy room
Sorry the place is so messy, I haven't had time to clear up.
a messy situation is complicated and unpleasant to deal with:
He's just been through a particularly messy divorce.
making someone or something dirty or untidy:
messy jobs like plumbing, plastering, and tiling
—messiness noun [uncountable]