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Synonyms for mess

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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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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Why would anyone pick up the mess off the promenade then discard it to an area where people have to work?
I must admit I have always seen people picking up after their dogs in the village, but the mess has got to have come from somewhere.
We know that while the majority of moms, like Siri, try to avoid messy moments, 84% of moms also admit that making a mess while cooking is one of the most fun activities they can do with their kids," says Christina Saikus, Wet Ones brand manager, Edgewell Personal Care.
Today, [the mess deck] match the lively and colorful character of the crew," said Commanding Officer Capt.
I doubt if there is a council department within Birmingham at the moment that is not in a mess in some way or another.
Have you ever avoided a relationship because you were afraid of the inevitable mess that came with it?
The girl had the dog on a lead, surprisingly, and while I was asking the boy if he was going to clean up his dog's mess the animal attacked and injured a swan.
The transporters and passengers said that even they realized the importance of the police barricades but the high authorities should take notice of the traffic mess.
Sad to say, it's easier for the pet owner to litter the streets with dog mess than to take the responsibility of picking up the mess.
According to the author the essence of this learning relates to three critical skills used by these mess managers: pattern recognition, scenario formulation and the ability to translate pattern and scenario into reliable service to deal immediately with the local specifics of what they face.
RE PRICE, Stockton | | | LOOKING around Brookfield on my little keep fit walks - strolls these days - it would appear that the council has run out of 'black plastic doggie-bags' (freebies) judging by the dog mess all over the footpaths.
The college allegedly threw out six staff members from the mess two months ago following which a system of buffet and self- service was introduced.
COUNCIL officers monitored an historic Coventry park this week as part of the battle against dog mess.
Bolton urged Republican contender Mitt Romney to focus on the future and resist arguing over whether their last president left behind 'a big mess or a little mess'.
Having visited again this weekend I was appalled to see the amount of dog mess along the walk, but more importantly around the beautiful garden area which I know volunteers have worked very hard to achieve.