mussy

adjective \ ˈmə-sē \

Definition of mussy

mussier; mussiest
: 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

First Known Use of mussy

circa 1859

in the meaning defined above

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