mussy

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From muss +‎ -y.

Adjective[edit]

mussy ‎(comparative more mussy, superlative most mussy)

  1. Having been mussed: messy, rumpled.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

mussy ‎(countable and uncountable, plural mussies)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of mercy, representing African American Vernacular English.
    • 1937, Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God, Harper Perennial (2000), page 170:
      God have mussy!