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mess nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (dirty condition)Unordnung Nf
  Chaos Nn
  (informell)Schweinerei Nf
  (informell)Saustall Nm
 Most of the house was spotless, but the bathroom was a mess.
mess nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (disorder)Chaos Nn
  Durcheinander Nn
 This project is a mess. It is going to take me days to fix it.
 Dieses Projekt ist ein einziges Chaos. Es wird Tage brauchen, um es wieder gerade zu biegen.
mess nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (jumble)Durcheinander Nn
  (Euphemismus)Sammelsurium Nn
 His desk was a mess of papers and books.
 Sein Schreibtisch war ein Durcheinander aus Papieren und Büchern.
mess nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (difficult situation)Misere Nf
  Zwickmühle Nf
 The most famous line from Laurel and Hardy is, "That's another fine mess you've got me into!"
 Der bekannteste Satz aus Laurel und Hardy ist: "Das ist eine weitere Misere, in die du mich gebracht hast!".
 
Zusätzliche Übersetzungen
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mess nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal, figurative (confused person)neben sich stehen Rdw
 He was such a mess after his wife died.
 Nach dem Tod seiner Frau stand er einfach nur neben sich.
mess,
dog mess
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
informal (dog, etc.: faeces) (informell)Sauerei Nf
  (informell)Schweinerei Nf
 The puppy made a mess again on the living room rug.
mess [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (soil) (informell)besudeln Partv tr, fix
  beschmutzen Partv tr, fix
  schmutzig machen, dreckig machen Vt
 You didn't mess your diaper did you?
 Du hast deine Windeln nicht besudelt, oder?
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mess hall,
mess
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(military dining hall)Kantine Nf
  (Seefahrt)Messe Nf
 All the soldiers were eating in the mess hall.
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Zusammengesetzte Wörter:
mess | mess hall
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mess around,
UK: mess about
vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up."
informal (be frivolous)herumalbern Partv i, sepa
  herumblödeln Partv i,sepa
 Stop messing around and let's discuss this seriously.
mess around,
UK: mess about
vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up."
informal (be unproductive)herumhängen Partv i, sepa
 My husband is messing around in the garage - I've no idea what he's doing in there.
mess around with [sth],
UK: mess about
vi phrasal + prep
US, slang (tamper, play with)an etwas herumbasteln Rdw
  an etwas herumspielen Rdw
 He enjoyed messing around with boats.
mess around with [sth],
UK: mess about
vi phrasal + prep
US, informal (spoil by fussing)etwas übertreiben Pron + Partv tr, fix
  penibel sein Adj + Vt
 Your painting is fine now, don't mess around with it any more or you will ruin it.
mess around with [sb],
UK: mess about
vi phrasal + prep
US, slang (tease)jemanden veralbern Pron + Vt
  (Slang, vulgär)jemanden verarschen Pron + Vt
  sich einen Spaß mit jemandem erlauben Rdw
 Why are you so upset? We were just messing around with you.
mess around with [sb],
UK: mess about
vi phrasal + prep
US, slang (have an affair)fremdgehen Partv i, sepa
  eine Affäre haben Rdw
mess [sb] around,
UK: mess [sb] about
vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
US, slang (treat disrespectfully)ohne Respekt behandeln Rdw
  gegenüber jmd respektlos sein Rdw
  herablassend behandeln Adj + Vt
mess hall,
mess
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(military dining hall)Kantine Nf
  (Seefahrt)Messe Nf
 All the soldiers were eating in the mess hall.
mess kit nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (military: cooking utensils)Kochgeschirr Nn
 The troops were standing in line with their mess kits, waiting to eat.
mess with [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] slang (anger)sich mit jmd anlegen Rdw
  (übertragen)jmd auf die Palme bringen Rdw
  verärgern Vt
 Don't mess with Stan because he'll smash your face in.
mess with [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] slang (tease)ärgern, reizen Vt
  necken Vt
  hänseln Vt
 It's just so much fun to mess with him!
mess with [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] slang (treat disrespectfully)ohne Respekt behandeln Rdw
  respektlos behandeln Adv + Vt
  herablassend behandeln Adv + Vt
 Don't mess with me, or I'll get very angry!
mess with [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] slang (tamper)durcheinanderbringen Partv tr, sepa
  (gehoben)in Unordnung bringen Rdw
 Don't mess with those papers – I've just put them in order.
mess with [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (become involved with)ausprobieren Partv tr, sepa
  anfangen Partv tr, sepa
  versuchen Vt
 When he started messing with drugs, everything went downhill.
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Wörterbuch Englisch-Deutsch © WordReference.com 2012:
mess [mes]
  • I s
    • 1. obs Gericht n, Speise f:
      mess of pottage BIBEL Linsengericht

    • 2. Viehfutter n
    • 3. MIL Kasino n, Speiseraum m; SCHIFF Messe f, Back f:
      officers’ mess Offiziersmesse

    • 4. fig Mischmasch m, Manscherei f
    • 5. fig
      a) Durcheinander n, Unordnung f
      b) Schmutz m, umg Schweinerei f
      c) umg Schlamassel m, Patsche f, Klemme f:
      in a mess beschmutzt, in Unordnung, fig in der Klemme;
      get into a mess in die Klemme kommen;
      make a mess Schmutz machen;
      make a mess of → II c;
      make a mess of it alles vermasseln oder versauen, Mist bauen;
      you made a nice mess of it da hast du was Schönes angerichtet;
      he was a mess er sah grässlich aus, fig er war völlig verwahrlost;
      pretty I 2
  • II v/t
    auch mess up
    a) beschmutzen,
    b) in Unordnung oder Verwirrung bringen,
    c) fig verpfuschen, vermasseln, verhunzen

  • III v/i
    • 1. (an einem gemeinsamen Tisch) essen (with mit):
      mess together SCHIFF zu einer Back gehören

    • 2. manschen, pan(t)schen (in in +dat)
    • 3.
      mess with sich einmischen

    • 4.
      mess about, mess around herummurksen. (-)pfuschen, umg fig sich herumtreiben
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