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muss

play
noun \ˈməs\

Definition of muss

  1. 1 obsolete a :  a game in which players scramble for small objects thrown to the ground b :  scramble

  2. 2 slang :  a confused conflict :  row

  3. 3 :  a state of disorder :  mess



Examples of muss in a sentence

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



Origin and Etymology of muss

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1591


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muss

verb

Simple Definition of muss

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of muss

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make untidy :  disarrange

Examples of muss in a sentence

  1. His suit was mussed when he got out of the car.

  2. <the wind mussed up my hair>



1835

First Known Use of muss

1835

Rhymes with muss


MUSS Defined for Kids

1

muss

play
noun \ˈməs\

Definition of muss for Students

  1. :  a state of disorder :  mess




2

muss

play
verb

Definition of muss for Students

mussed

mussing

  1. :  to make messy or untidy <The wind mussed my hair.>




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