Muss



[muhs] /mʌs/

noun
1.
a state of disorder or untidiness.
verb (used with object)
2.
to put into disorder; make messy; rumple (often followed by up).
/mʌs/
verb
1.
(transitive) often foll by up. to make untidy; rumple
noun
2.
a state of disorder; muddle
v.

“to make untidy,” 1837, probably a variant of mess in its sense of “disorder.” Earlier (1830) as a noun meaning “disturbance.” Related: Mussed; mussing.

v,v phr

To disarrange; dishevel: He mussed his hair all up

[1899+; fr mess]

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