Synonyms of mess in English:

mess


See definition of mess

noun

1‘please clear up the mess in the kitchen’

SYNONYMS
untidiness, disorder, disarray, clutter, heap, shambles, litter, tangle, jumble, muddle, mishmash, chaos, confusion, disorganization, turmoil
informal muck, fright, sight
British informal dog's breakfast, dog's dinner, tip

2‘there was cat mess all over the room’

SYNONYMS
excrement, dung, muck, faeces, excreta, dirt

3‘I've got to get out of this mess’

SYNONYMS
plight, predicament, emergency, tight spot, tight corner, difficulty, straits, trouble, quandary, dilemma, problem, muddle, mix-up, confusion, complication, imbroglio, entanglement, mire
informal jam, fix, pickle, stew, hot water, hole, fine kettle of fish, pretty kettle of fish, scrape

4‘what a mess he made of the project’

SYNONYMS
muddle, botch, bungle, wreck
informal hash, muck, foul-up, screw-up
British informal cock-up, shambles, omnishambles, car crash
North American informal snafu
vulgar slang fuck-up, balls-up

Phrases

    make a mess of

    ‘she felt she had made a complete mess of her life’


    SYNONYMS

    mismanage, mishandle, misdirect, misgovern, misconduct, bungle, botch, fluff, fumble, mess up, mar, spoil, ruin, wreck

    informal

    make a hash of, muff, muck up, foul up, screw up, bitch up

    British informal

    make a muck of, make a pig's ear of, make a Horlicks of, cock up

    vulgar slang

    balls up, bugger up, fuck up