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Translation of "mess" - English-Spanish dictionary

mess

noun /mes/
a state of disorder or confusion; an untidy, dirty or unpleasant sight or muddle desastre, enredo, lío This room is in a terrible mess! She looked a mess The spilt food made a mess on the carpet. messy adjective ( comparative messier, superlative messiest) dirty sucio a messy job. messily adverb con poco esmero, descuidadamente messiness noun desorden mess-up noun (informal) a muddle or state of confusion lío, follón, enredo There has been a mess-up in the timetable. make a mess of to make dirty, untidy or confused ensuciar, desordenar The heavy storm has made a real mess of the garden. to do badly estropear He made a mess of his essay. to spoil or ruin (eg one’s life) arruinar, estropear He made a mess of his life by drinking too much. mess about/around phrasal verb to behave in a foolish or annoying way fastidiar, molestar The children were shouting and messing about. to work with no particular plan in a situation that involves mess gandulear I love messing about in the kitchen. (with with) to meddle or interfere with desarreglar, desordenar Who’s been messing about with my papers? to upset or put into a state of disorder or confusion alborotar The wind messed her hair about. mess up phrasal verb to spoil; to make a mess of desordenar, ensuciar Don’t mess the room up!
(Definition of mess from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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