muss
Pronunciation Verb

muss (musses, present participle mussing; past and past participle mussed)

  1. (transitive) To rumple, tousle or make (something) untidy.
Translations
  • German: durcheinander bringen
  • Russian: пу́тать
Noun

muss (plural musses)

  1. A mess disagreeable mixture or confusion of things; disorder
  2. (obsolete) A scramble, as when small objects are thrown down, to be taken by those who can seize them; a confused struggle.
    • 1607, William Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra
      Authority melts from me: of late, when I cried 'Ho!' like boys unto a muss, kings would start forth, and cry 'Your will?' Have you no ears? I am Antony yet.
Noun

muss (plural musses)

  1. (obsolete) A term of endearment.



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