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muss

muss

 
pronunciation:
muhs
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: (informal) a disorderly, confused condition; mess.
synonyms:
clutter, jumble, mess, muddle, shambles, tangle
similar words:
disarray, disorder, hash, hodgepodge, litter, mishmash
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: mussed, musses, mussing
definition: to put into disorder; dishevel (often fol. by up).
Someone has mussed up my desk.
synonyms:
dishevel, jumble, mess, muddle, rumple, scramble
similar words:
clutter, crumple, litter, tousle, wrinkle
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