mess


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Synonyms for mess

shambles

Synonyms

mess about or around: potter about

Synonyms

  • potter about
  • dabble
  • amuse yourself
  • footle
  • fool about or around
  • muck about or around
  • piss about or around
  • play about or around

mess about or around: meddle

Synonyms

mess something up: botch

Synonyms

  • botch
  • bungle
  • make a hash of
  • make a nonsense of
  • make a pig's ear of
  • cock something up
  • fuck something up
  • muck something up
  • muddle something up

mess with something or someone

Synonyms for mess

a ruinous state of disorder

an unsightly object

an individual quantity of food

to handle something idly, ignorantly, or destructively

to put (the hair or clothes) into a state of disarray

mess around: to waste time by engaging in aimless activity

mess around: to be nervously or uselessly active

mess around: to be sexually unfaithful to another

mess up: to put into total disorder

mess up: to be rough or brutal with

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Synonyms for mess

a state of confusion and disorderliness

informal terms for a difficult situation

a meal eaten in a mess hall by service personnel

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a (large) military dining room where service personnel eat or relax

make a mess of or create disorder in

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References in classic literature ?
Half the mess tore the thing down from its place and thrust it into the man's hands.
The entire mess echoed the word, and the volley of questions would have scared any man.
He does not know how many years ago," said Dirkovitch, facing the mess, "but he says it was very long ago in a war.
The mess was in no mood just then to weigh insults to Russian colonels.
Said he'd see him damned first," chorused the mess.
The man could not explain how, like a homing pigeon, he had found his way to his own old mess again.
Little Mildred and another man saw him off, for he was the guest of the mess, and even had he smitten the colonel with the open hand, the law of that mess allowed no relaxation of hospitality.
About A Beautiful Mess A Beautiful Mess is a lifestyle blog focused on creating a beautiful life.
The mess decks underwent extensive renovations to incorporate the ship's namesake during New Orleans' planned maintenance availability.
Birmingham City Council has been in or heading for a big mess for years and this Labour-run authority is a complete shambles.
I've gained so many life lessons from this career in benefits selling, but one of the most enduring has been this idea that if you want the meed (or reward) you have to take the mess.
The eldest appeared from the trees with a twig with dog's mess on it and by the time we got him to drop the twig he had mess on his hands and had rubbed it on to his face.
Once a week the pavements are cleaned by the small council road sweeper but by the next day the mess is there again.
They said that the intense traffic mess is creating inconvenience for the people and due to police barricades on Maal road and Peshawar road are causing problems for transporters and passengers.
Helping people get through the mess and sometimes even rewarding them in the process is what Bleach It Away is all about.