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Meaning of MUSS

Pronunciation:  mus

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a state of confusion and disorderliness; "the house was a mess"; "she smoothed the mussiness of the bed"
  2. [v]  make messy or untidy; "the child mussed up my hair"

MUSS is a 4 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: mess, messiness, mussiness, tussle
 See Also: disarrange, disorder, disorderliness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Muss\, n. [Cf. OF. mousche a fly, also, the play called
    muss, fr. L. musca a fly.]
    A scramble, as when small objects are thrown down, to be
    taken by those who can seize them; a confused struggle.
  2. \Muss\, n.
    A state of confusion or disorder; -- prob. variant of mess,
    but influenced by muss, a scramble. [Colloq. U.S.]
  3. \Muss\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mussed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To disarrange, as clothing; to rumple. [Colloq. U.S.]
  4. \Muss\, n. [Cf. OE. mus a mouse. See {Mouse}.]
    A term of endearment. [Obs.] See {Mouse}. --B. Jonson.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: botch, botchery, broil, clutter, derange, disarrange, disarray, dishevel, dislocate, disorder, disorganize, donnybrook, fracas, fray, free-for-all, hash, knock-down-and-drag-out, litter, melee, mess, mess up, misarrange, mix-up, muddle, mull, muss up, ruction, ruffle, rumple, scatter, set-to, shambles, tousle