Definition of messily in English:

messily

adverb

  • See messy

    • ‘A man eats something messily to prove he's relaxed and cute.’
    • ‘In order for any such dispute to conclude, there has got to be a resolution of a contest between those who speak for the neatly ideal and those who speak for the messily real.’
    • ‘It's full of deciduous tress messily laying their leaves around.’
    • ‘But by the time it actually hit the screen in the autumn, the new media bubble had burst as messily as an over-inflated squirrel.’
    • ‘It was the same way she used to fill in coloring books: quickly, messily, veering out of the lines.’

Pronunciation

messily

/ˈmɛsɪli/