Synonyms for (noun) mess

Synonyms: mess, mess hall

Definition: a (large) military dining room where service personnel eat or relax

Similar words: dining room, dining-room

Definition: a room used for dining


Synonyms: mess

Definition: a meal eaten in a mess hall by service personnel

Similar words: repast, meal

Definition: the food served and eaten at one time


Synonyms: mess

Definition: soft semiliquid food

Usage: a mess of porridge

Similar words: victuals, aliment, alimentation, nourishment, nutriment, nutrition, sustenance

Definition: a source of materials to nourish the body


Synonyms: batch, mint, mountain, muckle, peck, passel, tidy sum, deal, spate, sight, slew, stack, heap, hatful, good deal, great deal, wad, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, lot, mass, mess, mickle, flock

Definition: (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

Usage: a batch of letters; a deal of trouble; a lot of money; he made a mint on the stock market; see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos; it must have cost plenty; a slew of journalists; a wad of money

Similar words: large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity

Definition: an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude


Synonyms: pickle, hole, muddle, mess, jam, kettle of fish, fix

Definition: informal terms for a difficult situation

Usage: he got into a terrible fix; he made a muddle of his marriage

Similar words: difficulty

Definition: a condition or state of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome

Usage: grappling with financial difficulties


Synonyms: muss, mussiness, mess, messiness

Definition: a state of confusion and disorderliness

Usage: the house was a mess; she smoothed the mussiness of the bed

Similar words: disorder, disorderliness

Definition: a condition in which things are not in their expected places

Usage: the files are in complete disorder

Synonyms for (verb) mess

Synonyms: mess, mess up

Definition: make a mess of or create disorder in

Usage: He messed up his room

Similar words: disarray, disorder

Definition: bring disorder to


Synonyms: mess

Definition: eat in a mess hall

Similar words: eat

Definition: eat a meal; take a meal

Usage: We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls; I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation