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messed up

adjective, Slang.
beaten up; looking disarrayed.
confused and unhappy.
intoxicated with alcohol or narcotics. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I expected to see the spick and span schooner all messed up with try-out works, and grease, and smoke.

    Swept Out to Sea W. Bertram Foster
  • Hed have got all messed up and youd have been downright disappointed.

    Full-Back Foster Ralph Henry Barbour
  • You are not like the young man who never ate lemon meringue pie because it messed up his ears so, are you, Dee?

  • I was playing with the children in the garden and messed up my hair.

    When the Owl Cries Paul Bartlett
  • Then he'd left the service and messed up his pension—so he said.

    The Torch and Other Tales Eden Phillpotts
Slang definitions & phrases for messed up

messed up

adjective phrase

  1. Quite confused: messed up over the breakup
  2. Intoxicated from drugs or alcohol: got messed up last night
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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