Definition of 'mess'
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My life is a mess at the moment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The whole debacle has been a complete and utter mess. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We were messing about but somehow we ended up doing it. The Sun (2016)We half expected him to be messing around to be honest with you. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You can just mess your hair up yourself. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He would be admired more if he came clean and apologised for the terrible mess he has plunged us into. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Or did he want to leave a big mess at No10 for his successor to clean up? The Sun (2016)Many of the rescuers themselves became stuck and needed rescuing, and the search for survivors went on for four days in the dreadful mess. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He would also, as time went on, leave the house an utter mess. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For my part, I find many guests seem to like to make a mess. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We would soon be out of this financial mess. The Sun (2011)We realise what a chaotic mess we have made of the planet. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There was no noise and no one there to mess the house up. The Sun (2016)My only grievance with the experience is that the helmet messes my hair up. The Sun (2014)The whole thing is a complete mess. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The area was in a dreadful mess. Broken Lives (1993)Sometimes they make a mess of it. The Sun (2014)My life and ministry were a tangled mess. Christianity Today (2000)There are still parts of the economy in a mess. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This has totally messed up her life. The Sun (2014)Forget messing around with smartphone apps and cloud storage and instead just play on seamlessly. The Sun (2012)The resulting mess does not look good. The Sun (2016)Workers took six hours to clear the mess. The Sun (2006)They took my childhood and left me in a terrible mess. The Sun (2012)They usually leave a great mess behind. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Eton mess or sticky toffee pudding? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Then there's the mess and muddle that the name issue causes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Underneath all the mess, the place looked like it was a perfectly good flat. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'mess'
British English: mess /mɛs/ NOUN
If something is a mess or in a mess, it is dirty or untidy.
I'll clear up the mess later.
- American English: mess
- Arabic: فَوْضَى
- Brazilian Portuguese: bagunça
- Chinese: 混乱
- Croatian: nered
- Czech: nepořádek
- Danish: rod
- Dutch: rotzooi
- European Spanish: desorden
- Finnish: sotku
- French: désordre
- German: Durcheinander
- Greek: μπέρδεμα
- Italian: disordine
- Japanese: 散乱
- Korean: 엉망인 상태
- Norwegian: rot
- Polish: bałagan
- European Portuguese: trapalhada
- Romanian: dezordine
- Russian: беспорядок
- Spanish: desorden
- Swedish: röra stök
- Thai: สภาพรกรุงรัง
- Turkish: dağınıklık
- Ukrainian: безлад
- Vietnamese: bừa bãi
Definition of mess from the Collins English Dictionary
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