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3 entries found for mess.
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Main Entry: 1mess
Pronunciation: primarystressmes
Function: noun
1 a : a quantity of food b : a dish of soft food <a mess of porridge>
2 a : a group of people who regularly eat together; also : the meal they eat b : a place where meals are regularly served to a group : MESS HALL
3 : a state or condition of confusion, disorder, or unpleasantness <left things in a mess>; also : one that is in such a state or condition <his life was a mess>
4 : a large quantity or number <a mess of problems>

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