The definition of a mess is a dirty or disorderly condition or a cluttered, untidy situation.(noun)
Mess is defined as to create a dirty or untidy situation.(verb)
An example of mess is to throw eggs at a car.
See mess in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME messe < OFr mes < L missus, a course (at a meal), orig. pp. of mittere, to send, put: see mission
See mess in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English mes, course of a meal, food, group of people eating together
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Late Latin missus
Origin: , from Latin
Origin: , past participle of mittere, to place.
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