Translation of mess in German:


Pronunciation: /mes/


  • 2 (bad state) be [in] a mess sich in einem schlimmen Zustand befinden [Person] schlimm dran sein get into a mess in Schwierigkeiten geraten make a mess of verpfuschen [ugs.] [Arbeit, Leben]

Phrasal verbs

mess aˈbout

mess aˈround
v.i. (potter) herumwerken; (fool about) herumalbern
v.t. mess sb about or around mit jmdm. nach Belieben umspringen

mess ˈup

v.t. (make dirty) schmutzig machen; (make untidy) in Unordnung bringen 1.1 (bungle) mess it/things up Mist bauen [ugs.]

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