Messy vs Smudgy - What's the difference?

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Messy is a related term of smudgy.


As a noun messy

is .

As an adjective smudgy is

blurred, sort of smudged.

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)

    smudgy

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Blurred, sort of smudged.
  • Like a thick smoke (such as is emitted by a smudge pot).