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muss

verb [T] uk   /mʌs/ mainly US us  
to make untidy: The wind is mussing (up) my hair.

muss

noun uk   /mʌs/ US us  
no muss, no fuss used to say that something can be done without a lot of difficulty: If we pack tonight, we can leave first thing in the morning - no muss, no fuss.
Translations of “muss”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使變得淩亂, 把…弄亂…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使凌乱, 把…弄乱…
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