Antonyms for muss


Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : muhs
Phonetic Transcription : mʌs


Definition of muss

Origin :
  • "to make untidy," 1837, probably a variant of mess in its sense of "disorder." Earlier (1830) as a noun meaning "disturbance." Related: Mussed; mussing.
  • noun disorder
  • verb dishevel, disorder
Example sentences :
  • For one thing Fred sha'n't get into that kind of muss if I can save him from it.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • Even to keep an open mind himself to all the muss and mummery of the Church!
  • Extract from : « The Woman Thou Gavest Me » by Hall Caine
  • It was some jay that stirred up all the muss, howlin' for his coin that he thought he'd lost.
  • Extract from : « Torchy » by Sewell Ford
  • It will muss up reception some, but it will probably be better than direct, at that.
  • Extract from : « Spacehounds of IPC » by Edward Elmer Smith
  • "It'll be a relief for most folks not to have the muss and the clutter," said Ellen's mother.
  • Extract from : « Christmas » by Zona Gale
  • "Passengers better get below out of the muss," advised Captain Downs.
  • Extract from : « Blow The Man Down » by Holman Day
  • There was not a speck of dirt or dust or muss or mess on the inside nor the outside of their ears.
  • Extract from : « Rootabaga Stories » by Carl Sandburg
  • So you got a bunch of sheep and drove them down there to muss things up some.
  • Extract from : « Brand Blotters » by William MacLeod Raine
  • "It's so clean I hate to muss it up with my things," she said, casting about for a chair.
  • Extract from : « Blue Bonnet in Boston » by Caroline E. Jacobs
  • I wouldn't like to run out in the middle of the river in this muss.
  • Extract from : « Motor Boat Boys Mississippi Cruise » by Louis Arundel

Synonyms for muss

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