Synonyms of mess up


1. ballup, balls-up, cockup, mess-up, mistake, error, fault

usage: something badly botched or muddled


1. botch, bodge, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, fuck up, fail, go wrong, miscarry

usage: make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"

2. ruffle, ruffle up, rumple, mess up, disarrange

usage: disturb the smoothness of; "ruffle the surface of the water"

3. mess, mess up, disorder, disarray

usage: make a mess of or create disorder in; "He messed up his room"

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