New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: messy · cess · less · mass · mesa · mesh · mews · miss · moss · -less
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mess

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noun
1 noun untidiness, dirtinesspraiseach fem2  c m uprácás masc1  c m ubrachán masc1  c m uthe house was in a mess bhí an teach ina chiseach, bhí drochdhóigh ar an teach, bhí an teach bunoscionnthey left the kitchen in a mess d'fhág siad an chistin ina ciseach ina ndiaidh, d'fhág siad rudaí caite thart sa chistinwhat an awful mess! a leithéid de phraiseach!, a leithéid de thranglam! to make a mess of sth praiseach a dhéanamh de rud, brachán a dhéanamh de rud 2 noun sth causing untidinessthey cleared the mess from the floor ghlan siad an salachar den urlárshe tidied the mess in her room réitigh sí a seomra, chuir sí slacht ar na rudaí a bhí caite thart ina seomra
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3 noun of confused situation etcpraiseach fem2  c m ubrachán masc1  c m uabar masc1  c m uhis accounts were in a mess bhí a chuntais trína chéile, bhí a chuntais ina bpraiseachthe politicians were in a mess bhí na polaiteoirí in abar, bhí na polaiteoirí san fhaopachwho got you into this mess? cé a d'fhág mar seo thú?, cé a d'fhág sa chiseach seo thú?you'll have to get out of this mess caithfidh tú bealach a fháil amach as an bpraiseach seo, caithfidh tú éalú as an gcúngach seo 4 noun of personsraoill fem2ceamach femyou look a complete mess tá cuma na scríbe ort, tá droch-chuma cheart ort 5 noun sb who is confused etcshe was a mess bhí drochbhail uirthi, bhí sí trína chéile, bhí sí ar dhroch-chaoi 6 noun informal faecescac vulgar masc3  c m usalachar masc1  c m uthe dog made a mess at the gate d'fhág an madra a chuid salachair ag an ngeata, rinne an madra a chac ag an ngeata 7 noun untidy massa whole mess of clothes carn mór éadaí, cual mór éadaí, moll mór éadaí 8 noun informal (especially US) a lota mess of old cars lear mór seancharrannato be in a mess of trouble bheith i dtrioblóid mhór 9 noun of watery foodsciodar masc1  c m uhe sold his soul for a mess of porridge dhíol sé a anam ar sciodar 10 noun MIL dining hallbialann fem2  c m u
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11 verb informal make untidy, dirty TRANSITIVEsalaigh verb  c m umill verbthe baby messed my clothes shalaigh an páiste mo chuid éadaíshe messed my hair chuir sí mo chuid gruaige in aimhréidh, mhill sí mo chuid gruaige 12 verb fool around, tease INTRANSITIVEbheith ag amaidíbheith ag diabhlaíochtbheith ag méiseáilstop messing! stad den amaidí!he's only messing with you níl sé ach ag amaidí leat, níl sé ach ag spochadh fút
phrases

to mess with sb's head

informal (especially US) cur as do dhuinedochar a dhéanamh do dhuineduine a chur ar strae

no messing

you have to go home now, no messing! caithfidh tú dul abhaile anois, agus ní ag magadh atá mé!; caithfidh tú dul abhaile anois, táim á rá leat!

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