A third of the paintings were given no captions, while many were labelled incorrectly - volunteers might think they were viewing a chimp's messy brushstrokes when they were actually seeing an acclaimed masterpiece.
Your desk is really messy.
Her work tends to be a bit messy.
This first coat of paint looks messy.
My writing is terribly messy.
She's so messy!
Negotiations would be messy and time-consuming.
John had been through a messy divorce himself.
a messy job
Painting is a messy job.