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Definición de “messy” en inglés

messy

adjective uk   /ˈmes.i/ us  

messy adjective (DIRTY/UNTIDY)

B1 untidy: a messy kitchen messy hands/hair His bedroom's always messy. producing or causing dirt and untidiness: Eating spaghetti can be a messy business. Vicky cooks really well but she's rather messy.

messy adjective (SITUATION)

describes a situation that is confused and unpleasant: A war will be a long and messy business. They had a bitter, messy divorce.
messily
adverb uk   /-ɪ.li/ us  
(Definition of messy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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