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mess

mess

 
 
pronunciation:
mes
phrases:
mess around, mess up
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part of speech: noun
definition: a state of being dirty or not neat.
My room was a mess.
synonyms:
dirtiness
similar words:
litter, offensiveness
phrase: mess around
phrase: mess up
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The word mess comes from an early French word that means "an amount of food put out at a meal."
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