a confused state of things; muddle; tangle.
a confused condition or situation
(informal) a fight
verb (transitive, adverb)
to make into a mixture: to mix up ingredients
to confuse or confound: Tom mixes John up with Bill
(often passive) to put (someone) into a state of confusion: I’m all mixed up
foll by in or with; usually passive. to involve (in an activity or group, esp one that is illegal): why did you get mixed up in that drugs racket?
(US & Canadian, informal) mix it up, to fight
“confusion,” 1841, from mix (v.) + up.
noun a Japanese Shinto shrine Word Origin Japanese ‘exalted house’
Miyagawanella Mi·ya·ga·wa·nel·la (mē’yə-gä’wə-něl’ə) n. See Chlamydia.
[mee-yah-zah-kee] /ˈmi yɑˈzɑ ki/ noun 1. a city on SE Kyushu, in Japan.
1907 as graphing of U.S. Southern pronunciation of Mrs. or Miss; 1972 as standard pronunciation of Ms. marginal ice zone