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muss

 (mŭs)
tr.v. mussed, muss·ing, muss·es
To make messy or untidy; rumple.
n.
A state of disorder; a mess.

[Probably alteration of mess.]

muss′i·ly adv.
muss′i·ness n.
muss′y adj.

muss

(mʌs)
vb
(often foll by: up) to make untidy; rumple
n
a state of disorder; muddle
[C19: probably a blend of mess + fuss]

muss

(mʌs)

v.t.
1. to put into disorder; make messy; rumple (often fol. by up).
n.
2. a state of disorder or untidiness.
[1820–30;perhaps b. mess and fuss]

muss


Past participle: mussed
Gerund: mussing

Imperative
muss
muss
Present
I muss
you muss
he/she/it musses
we muss
you muss
they muss
Preterite
I mussed
you mussed
he/she/it mussed
we mussed
you mussed
they mussed
Present Continuous
I am mussing
you are mussing
he/she/it is mussing
we are mussing
you are mussing
they are mussing
Present Perfect
I have mussed
you have mussed
he/she/it has mussed
we have mussed
you have mussed
they have mussed
Past Continuous
I was mussing
you were mussing
he/she/it was mussing
we were mussing
you were mussing
they were mussing
Past Perfect
I had mussed
you had mussed
he/she/it had mussed
we had mussed
you had mussed
they had mussed
Future
I will muss
you will muss
he/she/it will muss
we will muss
you will muss
they will muss
Future Perfect
I will have mussed
you will have mussed
he/she/it will have mussed
we will have mussed
you will have mussed
they will have mussed
Future Continuous
I will be mussing
you will be mussing
he/she/it will be mussing
we will be mussing
you will be mussing
they will be mussing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mussing
you have been mussing
he/she/it has been mussing
we have been mussing
you have been mussing
they have been mussing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mussing
you will have been mussing
he/she/it will have been mussing
we will have been mussing
you will have been mussing
they will have been mussing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mussing
you had been mussing
he/she/it had been mussing
we had been mussing
you had been mussing
they had been mussing
Conditional
I would muss
you would muss
he/she/it would muss
we would muss
you would muss
they would muss
Past Conditional
I would have mussed
you would have mussed
he/she/it would have mussed
we would have mussed
you would have mussed
they would have mussed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.muss - a state of confusion and disorderlinessmuss - a state of confusion and disorderliness; "the house was a mess"; "she smoothed the mussiness of the bed"
disorderliness, disorder - a condition in which things are not in their expected places; "the files are in complete disorder"
Verb1.muss - make messy or untidymuss - make messy or untidy; "the child mussed up my hair"
disarrange - destroy the arrangement or order of; "My son disarranged the papers on my desk"

muss

verb
To put (the hair or clothes) into a state of disarray.Also used with up:
noun
Translations

muss

[mʌs] VT (also muss up) [+ hair] → despeinar; [+ dress] → arrugar

muss

(US inf)
nDurcheinander nt; to be in a mussdurcheinander (inf)or unordentlich sein
vt (also muss up)in Unordnung bringen; hair, room alsodurcheinanderbringen (inf); to get mussed (up)in Unordnung geraten

muss

[mʌs] vt (also muss up) (Am) (fam) (hair) → scompigliare; (dress) → spiegazzare
References in classic literature ?
He stirred up a bigger muss than he had anticipated, and even he was astounded at the wide ramifications of the struggle and at the unexpected and incongruous interests that were drawn into it.
Der Preis vom Draht muss ausgerechnet werden." And the German, roused from his taciturnity, turned to Vronsky.
Es freut mich dass dies so ist, denn es muss, in ein haupts:achlich degree, h:oflich sein, dass man auf ein occasion like this, sein Rede in die Sprache des Landes worin he boards, aussprechen soll.
"I wull see the father," he said, "an' hov the money ready tull hus hond so uf I'm ot sea when the land offers he wull no muss the chance tull buy.
MUSS plans to visit a number of additional schools within the next 10 days to reach as many youngsters as possible.
The four-day intensive course, held within the air-conditioned Dome@Rawdhat on Airport Road which was built by MUSS partners Reem Investments, is open to boys and girls aged seven to 16.
Football fever has hit an all time high among youngsters across the UAE and registrations for MUSS have also been boosted following the recent Euro 2008 Football Championships, and the UAEeIUs success in gaining a place in the Asian Qualifiers for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
"With the launch of sales at this groundbreaking property, we are bringing an entirely new condominium product to the historic Sheepshead "Bay area," said Jason Muss, Principal at Muss Development.
Emirati Saif Al Hameli 15, Jordanian Saleh Jaffal aged 16, and British youngster Ben Rose, 15, are the first youngsters from Abu Dhabi to attend the world-renowned residential courses organised by MUSS at Denstone College in Staffordshire, England.
"This new course is going to help fine tune our players' techniques and develop their decision making abilities on the pitch," said Andy Dixon, head coach at Muss.
Football fever has hit an all time high among youngsters across the UAE and registrations for MUSS have also been boosted following the recent Euro 2008 Football Championships, and the UAE's success in gaining a place in the Asian Qualifiers for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
To illustrate his company's approach to "renovation," Muss described the $43 million transformation of the New York Marriott at Brooklyn Bridge, the firm's only hotel asset and the 19th largest in New York City.