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shambles

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mess about or around: potter about

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  • 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

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mess something up: botch

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  • 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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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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