Slob vs Messy - What's the difference?

slob | messy |


As nouns the difference between slob and messy

is that slob is (informal|disapproving) a lazy and slovenly person while messy is .

slob

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (informal, disapproving) A lazy and slovenly person.
  • (derogatory) A lazy, obese person.
  • Derived terms

    * slobdom

    Anagrams

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    messy

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • In a disorderly state; chaotic; disorderly.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-08-03, volume=408, issue=8847, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Boundary problems , passage=Economics is a messy discipline: too fluid to be a science, too rigorous to be an art. Perhaps it is fitting that economists’ most-used metric, gross domestic product (GDP), is a tangle too. GDP measures the total value of output in an economic territory.}}
  • (of a person) Prone to causing mess.
  • (of a situation) Difficult or unpleasant to deal with.
  • Synonyms

    (in a disorderly state) untidy, chaotic, disorderly, cluttered

    Antonyms

    * neat * orderly

    Derived terms

    * messily * messiness

    Descendants

    * German: (l)