mess mess  /ˈmɛs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a state of confusion and disorderliness
  2. (n) informal terms for a difficult situation
  3. (n) soft semiliquid food
  4. (n) a meal eaten in a mess hall by service personnel
  5. (n) a (large) military dining room where service personnel eat or relax
  6. (n) (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
  7. (v) eat in a mess hall
  8. (v) make a mess of or create disorder in

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Abrahamson, a scholar of organizational behavior who admits to being a bit of a mess, says the costs of maintaining order are often overlooked.
  2. We are not cleaning up our own mess.

News

  1. Semi Rollover in Salt Lake County Leaves Mess on Roadway

    (KUTV) A semi rollover in Salt Lake County slowed traffic during rush hour and left a mess on the roadway. The tanker was hauling asphalt slurry seal when the driver lost control, causing the truck to roll onto its side around 5:30pm Monday. Some of the slurry leaked onto I-215 near 4700 South. ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: KUTV Salt Lake City

  2. Walter Mess | WW II American spy, 98

    Walter Mess, 98, an American spy who captained a speedboat that ferried agents to and from secret missions in the China-Burma-India theater of World War II, died May 26 in Alexandria, Va. The cause was end-stage chronic renal failure, said his son, Walter Mess Jr.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  3. Walter Mess, ‘taxi driver’ of World War II spies

    Walter Mess, an American spy who captained a speedboat that ferried agents to and from secret missions in the China-Burma-India theater of World War II, died May 26 in Alexandria, Va. He was 98.        
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

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Quotes

  • "This is a choice between the policies that led us into the mess or the policies that are leading us out of the mess," Obama said at a rally for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. "It's a choice between falling backward and moving forward."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: The Associated Press

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