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mussy

play
adjective \ˈmə-sē\

Definition of mussy

mussier

mussiest

  1. :  characterized by clutter or muss :  messy

mussily

play \ˈmə-sə-lē\ adverb

mussiness

play \ˈmə-sē-nəs\ noun


Examples of mussy in a sentence

  1. <a mussy pile of papers and books>



Circa 1859

First Known Use of mussy

circa 1859

Rhymes with mussy

fussy, hussy, pursy, pussy


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