muss

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1muss

noun \ˈməs\

Definition of MUSS

1
obsolete
a :  a game in which players scramble for small objects thrown to the ground
b :  scramble
2
slang :  a confused conflict :  row
3
:  a state of disorder :  mess

Examples of MUSS

  1. <careful planning had eliminated most of the muss that usually accompanies a move to a new house>

Origin of MUSS

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1591

Rhymes with MUSS

2muss

verb

: to make (something, such as clothing or hair) messy or untidy

Full Definition of MUSS

transitive verb
:  to make untidy :  disarrange

Examples of MUSS

  1. His suit was mussed when he got out of the car.
  2. <the wind mussed up my hair>

First Known Use of MUSS

1835

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