Translation of "messy" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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messyadjective

uk /ˈmes.i/ us /ˈmes.i/

messy adjective (DIRTY/UNTIDY)

B1 untidy

凌乱的,杂乱的;脏的
a messy kitchen 杂乱的厨房
messy hands/hair 脏手/凌乱的头发
His bedroom's always messy. 他的卧室总是很凌乱。

producing or causing dirt and untidiness

会把东西弄脏的,导致周围变得杂乱的
Eating spaghetti can be a messy business. 吃意大利面可能会弄得周围脏兮兮的。
Vicky is a really good cook but she's messy. 维基菜烧得真不错,不过她把东西弄得乱糟糟的。

More examples

  • She quickly became accustomed to his messy ways.
  • Her house is very messy.
  • The children really enjoy messy play.
  • My hair is so messy.
  • How can you find anything when the house is so messy?

messy adjective (SITUATION)

used to describe a situation that is confused and unpleasant

棘手的;令人厌烦的
A war will be a long and messy business. 战争将是一件旷日持久而又令人讨厌的事。
They had a bitter, messy divorce. 他们的离婚过程痛苦而曲折。

(Translation of “messy” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)