Definition of “mayhem” - English Dictionary

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“mayhem” in British English

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mayhemnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈmeɪ.hem/ us /ˈmeɪ.hem/

a situation in which there is little or no order or control:

With 20 kids running around and only two adults to supervise, it was complete mayhem.

(Definition of “mayhem” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“mayhem” in American English

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mayhemnoun [ U ]

us /ˈmeɪ·hem/

(Definition of “mayhem” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)