English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'clutter'

(noun) 
Definition
a state of untidiness
She preferred her work area to be free of clutter.
Synonyms
untidiness
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mess
Linda can't stand mess.
,
disorder
The emergency room was in disorder.
,
confusion
The rebel leader seems to have escaped in the confusion.
,
litter
He pushed aside the litter of books.
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muddle
My thoughts are all in a muddle.
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disarray
He found the room in disarray.
,
jumble
a meaningless jumble of words
,
hotchpotch
Opposites
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tidiness
(verb) 
Definition
to scatter objects about (a place) in an untidy manner
I don't want to clutter the room up with too much junk.
Synonyms
litter
Glass from broken bottles litters the pavement.
,
scatter
He began by scattering seed and putting in plants.
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strew
By the end, bodies were strewn all around the headquarters building.
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mess up
Opposites

Additional synonyms

in the sense of confusion
Definition
disorder
The rebel leader seems to have escaped in the confusion.
in the sense of disarray
Definition
extreme untidiness
He found the room in disarray.
Synonyms
untidiness,
hotchpotch,
hodgepodge,
dishevelment,
pig's breakfast (informal)
in the sense of disorder
Definition
a state of untidiness and disorganization
The emergency room was in disorder.
Synonyms
untidiness,
havoc (informal),
hotchpotch,
hodgepodge,
pig's breakfast (informal),
disorderliness

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