a portable set of usually metal cooking and eating utensils, used especially by soldiers and campers.
(Brit) formal evening wear for officers
Also called mess gear. eating utensils used esp in the field
[mes-muh n] /ˈmɛs mən/ noun, plural messmen. Naval. 1. an enlisted person who serves in the messroom.
[mes-meyt] /ˈmɛsˌmeɪt/ noun 1. a person, especially a friend, who is a member of a group regularly taking meals together, as in an army camp. /ˈmɛsˌmeɪt/ noun 1. a person with whom one shares meals in a mess, esp in the army 2. (Austral) any of various eucalyptus trees that grow amongst other species n. […]
[mes-room, -roo m] /ˈmɛsˌrum, -ˌrʊm/ noun 1. a aboard ship or at a naval base.
[mis-ter] /ˈmɪs tər/ plural Messrs. [mes-erz] /ˈmɛs ərz/ (Show IPA) 1. mister: a title of respect prefixed to a man’s name or position: Mr. Lawson; Mr. President. 2. a title prefixed to a mock surname that is used to represent possession of a particular attribute, identity, etc., especially in an idealized or excessive way: Mr. […]