Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “muss”

muss

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

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.Easiness and simplicity
(Definition of muss from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of muss?
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Easiness and simplicity, but you might be interested in these topics from the Easy and difficult topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “muss” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

flair

natural ability to do something well

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More