Synonyms of mess in English:

mess

noun

verb

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Phrases

make a mess of

she felt she had made a complete mess of her life mismanagemishandlemisdirectmisgovernmisconductbunglebotchflufffumblemess upmarspoilruinwreck informalmake a hash ofmuffmuck upfoul upscrew upbitch upBritish informalmake a muck ofmake a pig's ear ofmake a Horlicks ofcock up vulgar slangballs upbugger upfuck up

Phrases

mess about/around

potter aboutamuse oneselfpass the timedo nothing very muchfiddle about/aroundfootle about/aroundplay about/aroundfool about/aroundfidgettoytrifletampertinkerinterferemeddlemonkey (about/around) informalpiddle about/aroundBritish informalmuck about/aroundlark (about/around)fanny about/around vulgar slangfrig about/aroundfuck about/aroundBritish vulgar slangpiss about/aroundarse about/aroundbugger about/around

mess something up

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Word of the day mage
Pronunciation: meɪdʒ
noun
a magician or learned person