Linguivocal

podcast and blog about my English learning

Soft and untidy

Posted by shashi on February 28, 2006

Following are some words that may sometimes confuses me 

Messy:
Untidy:
a messy kitchen

Producing or causing dirt and untidiness:
Eating spaghetti can be a messy business.
Vicky cooks really well but she’s rather messy

 Describes a situation that is confused and unpleasant:
A war will be a long and messy business

Mellow:
Smooth, soft or developed; not too sharp, bright, new or rough:
mellow flavours
mellow sounds
Relaxed and pleasant or not severe:
a mellow mood/atmosphere
after a few drinks, he became very mellow
Mushy:
Soft and having no firm shape:
Cook the lentils until they are mushy
Too emotional:
I hate those mushy love stories.

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