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mess (up)

verb

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1 to make or do (something) in a clumsy or unskillful way
  • messed up the drawing and had to start over

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2 to undo the proper order or arrangement of
  • a nap had messed up her hair and she looked a sight

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3 to make a mistake
  • if anyone messes up even once while we're recording, we have to start all over again

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4 to strike repeatedly
  • "If I catch you looking at my girlfriend, I'm going to mess you up!" he threatened

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“Mess (up).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mess%20%28up%29. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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