how to pronounce messy


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the above transcription of messy is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

messy is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of messy in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… that's an extraordinarily messy process …”

meanings of messy


  1. Prone to causing mess.
  2. Difficult or unpleasant to deal with.
  3. In a disorderly state; chaotic; disorderly.

messy frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word messy occurs in english on average 15.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics messy can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that messy can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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