Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun mix_up

1 sense of mix-up

Sense 1
confusion, mix-up -- (a mistake that results from taking one thing to be another; "he changed his name in order to avoid confusion with the notorious outlaw")
       => mistake, error, fault -- (a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention; "he made a bad mistake"; "she was quick to point out my errors"; "I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb mix_up

2 senses of mix up

Sense 1
jumble, confuse, mix up -- (assemble without order or sense; "She jumbles the words when she is supposed to write a sentence")
       => assemble, piece, put together, set up, tack, tack together -- (create by putting components or members together; "She pieced a quilt"; "He tacked together some verses"; "They set up a committee")

Sense 2
stump, mix up -- (cause to be perplexed or confounded; "This problem stumped her")
       => perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound -- (be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me")

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