mess  

  • Pronunciation of mess: M EH1 S (mɛs)

  • Number of syllables of mess: 1

  • Pronunciation Video of mess

  • Definition of mess

    • (n): a (large) military dining room where service personnel eat or relax  
    • (n): a meal eaten by service personnel  
    • (n): soft semiliquid food; "a mess of porridge"  
    • (n): (often followed by `of'') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must have cost plenty"  
    • (n): informal terms for a difficult situation; "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage"  
    • (n): a state of confusion and disorderliness; "the house was a mess"; "she smoothed the mussiness of the bed"  
    • (v): make a mess of or create disorder in; "He messed up his room"  
    • (v): eat in a mess hall  
  • Examples of mess

    • The current mess is really pitiful.  
    • The article was lost in the mess.  
    • The intro was a discombobulated mess.  
    • Eventually, the arbcom had to unravel the mess.  
    • The introduction was a discombobulated mess.  
    • The rest of the article is a mess.  
    • That template was a bloated dyspeptic mess.  
    • Eventually, they had to unravel the mess.  
    • It's in the tangled mess behing the computer.  
    • I tried to untangle some of the mess.  

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