Synonyms of mess something up in English:

mess something up

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1‘he had completely messed up my kitchen’


dirty, befoul, litter, besmirch, pollute

clutter up, disarrange, jumble, throw into confusion, throw into disorder, muss, dishevel, rumple, tumble

2‘Eddie has messed things up’


bungle, botch, fluff, fumble, make a mess of, mismanage, mishandle, misdirect, misgovern, misconduct, mar, spoil, ruin, mangle, wreck

informal make a hash of, muff, muck up, foul up, screw up, bitch up

British informal make a muck of, make a pig's ear of, make a Horlicks of, cock up

vulgar slang balls up, bugger up, fuck up