Definition of hot mess in English:

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hot mess


US informal
A person or thing that is spectacularly unsuccessful or disordered, especially one that is a source of peculiar fascination: this outfit is definitely a hot mess she is out of control and a total hot mess
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  • Plagued with numerous, highly publicized production problems, there was a sense early on that it was going to be a hot mess of a movie.
  • It's the largest U.S. city without formal zoning, and if you've ever been there you know that makes for quite the hot mess.
  • The harsh liquid eyeliner paired with the rainbow of eye shadow colors equals one hot mess.

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