Definition of 'mayhem'
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They might think twice before spreading their own particular brand of mayhem and destruction. The Sun (2016)A revolt against a ruling liberal political class which has caused untold havoc at home and mayhem and murder abroad. The Sun (2016)Obviously there are people out there who are still intent on causing murder and mayhem. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This economic mayhem is taking its toll. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Will they find it in themselves to rebel one last time and cause mayhem? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Everything happens so quickly that a defence just one metre out of position can cause mayhem. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They just bring misery and mayhem. The Sun (2009)What mayhem will ensue this time? The Sun (2007)Poor voice acting and a rubbish storyline might be forgiven if the general mayhem on which it hinges delivered anything approaching fun. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He has left all kinds of damage, destruction and mayhem in his wake. Times, Sunday Times (2008)All these fools want to do is bring down this Government and bring about mayhem. The Sun (2010)The powerhouse City is seen as the cause of much of this economic mayhem. Times, Sunday Times (2012)When we were last in Weatherfield it was all murder and mayhem. The Sun (2010)It's impossible to predict what mayhem may ensue. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There it sat in its box, endless hours of murder and mayhem on offer. Times, Sunday Times (2013)As usual, mayhem ensues - especially when the brothers try to pass themselves off as golfers too. The Sun (2006)
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Used Occasionally. mayhem is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'mayhem'
British English: mayhem NOUN
You use mayhem to refer to a very disorganized or uncontrolled situation.
Their arrival caused mayhem as crowds of fans rushed towards them.
Definition of mayhem from the Collins English Dictionary
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