a state of disorder or untidiness.
verb (used with object)
to put into disorder; make messy; rumple (often followed by up ).

1820–30; perhaps blend of mess and fuss

2. mess, disturb, tangle, bedraggle. Unabridged
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muss (mʌs)
vb (often foll by up)
1.  to make untidy; rumple
2.  a state of disorder; muddle
[C19: probably a blend of mess + fuss]

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Word Origin & History

"to make untidy," 1837, probably a variant of mess in its sense of "disorder." Earlier (1830) as a noun meaning "disturbance." Related: Mussed; mussing.
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Example sentences
They electrolyze water directly into the pressurized storage vessels, no fuss, no muss.
The newest no-muss, no-fuss choices are consumed so effortlessly that there is no need for utensils or even napkins.
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