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Meaning & Definition of Mess in English

English

Mess

/mɛs/

noun

1. A state of confusion and disorderliness

  • "The house was a mess"
  • "She smoothed the mussiness of the bed"
    synonym:
  • mess
  • ,
  • messiness
  • ,
  • muss
  • ,
  • mussiness

2. Informal terms for a difficult situation

  • "He got into a terrible fix"
  • "He made a muddle of his marriage"
    synonym:
  • fix
  • ,
  • hole
  • ,
  • jam
  • ,
  • mess
  • ,
  • muddle
  • ,
  • pickle
  • ,
  • kettle of fish

3. Soft semiliquid food

  • "A mess of porridge"
    synonym:
  • mess

4. A meal eaten in a mess hall by service personnel

    synonym:
  • mess

5. A (large) military dining room where service personnel eat or relax

    synonym:
  • mess
  • ,
  • mess hall

6. (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

  • "A batch of letters"
  • "A deal of trouble"
  • "A lot of money"
  • "He made a mint on the stock market"
  • "See the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"
  • "It must have cost plenty"
  • "A slew of journalists"
  • "A wad of money"
    synonym:
  • batch
  • ,
  • deal
  • ,
  • flock
  • ,
  • good deal
  • ,
  • great deal
  • ,
  • hatful
  • ,
  • heap
  • ,
  • lot
  • ,
  • mass
  • ,
  • mess
  • ,
  • mickle
  • ,
  • mint
  • ,
  • mountain
  • ,
  • muckle
  • ,
  • passel
  • ,
  • peck
  • ,
  • pile
  • ,
  • plenty
  • ,
  • pot
  • ,
  • quite a little
  • ,
  • raft
  • ,
  • sight
  • ,
  • slew
  • ,
  • spate
  • ,
  • stack
  • ,
  • tidy sum
  • ,
  • wad

verb

1. Eat in a mess hall

    synonym:
  • mess

2. Make a mess of or create disorder in

  • "He messed up his room"
    synonym:
  • mess
  • ,
  • mess up

Examples of using

Your room is a mess.
Look at this mess.
I'm not cleaning up that mess.