Definitions for: Muss

[n] a state of confusion and disorderliness; "the house was a mess"; "she smoothed the mussiness of the bed"
[v] make messy or untidy; "the child mussed up my hair"

Webster (1913) Definition: Muss, n. [Cf. OF. mousche a fly, also, the play called
muss, fr. L. musca a fly.]
A scramble, as when small objects are thrown down, to be
taken by those who can seize them; a confused struggle.

Muss, n.
A state of confusion or disorder; -- prob. variant of mess,
but influenced by muss, a scramble. [Colloq. U.S.]

Muss, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mussed; p. pr. & vb. n.
To disarrange, as clothing; to rumple. [Colloq. U.S.]

Muss, n. [Cf. OE. mus a mouse. See Mouse.]
A term of endearment. [Obs.] See Mouse. --B. Jonson.

Synonyms: mess, messiness, mussiness, tussle

See Also: disarrange, disorder, disorderliness

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