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mess

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of mess

  1. 1 a state in which everything is out of order the bachelor party had left the house in a total mess Synonyms of mess chance-medley, confusion, disarrangement, disarray, dishevelment, disorder, disorderedness, disorderliness, disorganization, free-for-all, havoc, heck, hell, jumble, mare's nest, chaos, messiness, misorder, muddle, muss, shambles, snake pit, tumble, welterWords Related to mess anarchy, lawlessness, misrule, riot; knot, snarl, tangle; labyrinth, maze, web; maelstrom, storm; bollix, clutter, litter, mishmash, shuffle; hodgepodge, medley, miscellany, morass, motleyNear Antonyms of mess method, pattern, plan, systemAntonyms of mess order, orderliness

  2. 2 food eaten or prepared for eating at one time a mess of oatmeal Synonyms of mess chow, feed, menu, meal, refection, repast, tableWords Related to mess board; breakfast, buffet, collation, dinner, lunch, luncheon, refreshments, smorgasbord, snack, supper, tea; bite, gulp, morsel, serving, taste; banquet, feast, regale, spread; bake, barbecue (also barbeque), clambake, cookout, fry, fry-up [British], luau, picnic, potluck, roast

  3. 3 something unpleasant to look at the car was a mess after the accident Synonyms of mess fright, hideosity, horror, eyesore, monstrosity, sightWords Related to mess eye-catcher; blot, smear, smudge, spot, stainNear Antonyms of mess vision

  4. 4 a considerable amount an unexpected Super Bowl loss that unleashed a whole mess of finger-pointing and second-guessing Synonyms of mess abundance, barrel, basketful, boatload, bucket, bunch, bundle, bushel, carload, chunk, deal, dozen, fistful, gobs, good deal, heap, hundred, lashings (also lashins) [chiefly British], loads, mass, lot, mountain, much, multiplicity, myriad, oodles, pack, passel, peck, pile, plateful, plenitude, plentitude, plenty, pot, potful, profusion, quantity, raft, reams, scads, sheaf, shipload, sight, slew, spate, stack, store, ton, truckload, volume, wad, wealth, yardWords Related to mess epidemic, plague, rash; bonanza, embarrassment, excess, overabundance, overage, overkill, overmuch, oversupply, plethora, redundancy, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplus; deluge, flood, overflow; army, bevy, cram, crowd, crush, drove, flock, herd, horde, host, legion, mob, multitude, press, score, sea, swarm, throng; gazillion, jillion, kazillion, million, thousands, trillion, zillionNear Antonyms of mess atom, crumb, dot, fleck, flyspeck, fragment, grain, granule, iota, jot, modicum, molecule, mote, nubbin, particle, ray, scintilla, scrap, shred, tittle, whit; smatter, smattering; dash, drop, morsel, shot; piece, portion, section; absence, dearth, famine, lack, paucity, poverty, scarceness, scarcity, shortage, undersupply, want; deficiency, deficit, inadequacy, insufficiency, meagerness, scantiness, scantness, skimpinessAntonyms of mess ace, bit, dab, dram, driblet, glimmer, handful, hint, lick, little, mite, mouthful, nip, ounce, peanuts, pinch, pittance, scruple, shade, shadow, smidgen (also smidgeon or smidgin or smidge), speck, spot, sprinkle, sprinkling, strain, streak, suspicion, tad, taste, touch, trace


mess

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of mess

  1. to interest oneself in what is not one's concern please don't mess with me while I'm trying to concentrate Synonyms of mess butt in, interlope, intermeddle, intrude, meddle, interfere, muck (about or around), nose, obtrude, poke, pry, snoopWords Related to mess intercede, interpose, intervene; barge (in), chisel (in), encroach, infringe, invade, trespass; fiddle, fool, monkey, play, tamperNear Antonyms of mess avoid, eschew, shun; disregard, ignore, neglect, overlook



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