Textual thesaurus for "mess"

(noun) mess hall

a (large) military dining room where service personnel eat or relax

(noun) batch, mint, mountain, muckle, peck, passel, tidy sum, deal, spate, sight, slew, stack, heap, hatful, good deal, great deal, wad, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, lot, mass, mickle, flock

(often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

a batch of letters; a deal of trouble; a lot of money; he made a mint on the stock market; see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos; it must have cost plenty; a slew of journalists; a wad of money

(noun) pickle, hole, muddle, jam, kettle of fish, fix

informal terms for a difficult situation

he got into a terrible fix; he made a muddle of his marriage

(noun) muss, mussiness, messiness

a state of confusion and disorderliness

the house was a mess; she smoothed the mussiness of the bed

(verb) mess up

make a mess of or create disorder in

He messed up his room