mix-up

[ miks-uhp ]
/ ˈmɪksˌʌp /

noun

a confused state of things; muddle; tangle.
a fight.

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Origin of mix-up

First recorded in 1835–45; noun use of verb phrase mix up
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British Dictionary definitions for mix-up

mix-up

noun

a confused condition or situation
informal a fight

verb mix up (tr, adverb)

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