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Definitions and Synonyms of mess up | Another word for mess up | What is mess up?

Definition 1: make a mess of or create disorder in - [verb of change]

Samples where mess up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He messed up his room

Synonyms for mess up in the sense of this definition

(mess up is a kind of ...) bring disorder to

Definition 2: disturb the smoothness of - [verb of contact]

Samples where mess up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • ruffle the surface of the water

Synonyms for mess up in the sense of this definition

(mess up is a kind of ...) destroy the arrangement or order of

"My son disarranged the papers on my desk"

Samples where mess up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
  • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

Synonyms for mess up in the sense of this definition

(mess up is a kind of ...) be unsuccessful

"Where do today's public schools fail?" "The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably"

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