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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 groundb :  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


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muss

verb

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

First Known Use of muss

1835


MUSS Defined for English Language Learners

muss

verb

Definition of muss for English Language Learners

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


MUSS Defined for Kids

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muss

play
noun \ˈməs\

Definition of muss for Students

  1. :  a state of disorder :  mess


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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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