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Word of the week: das Kuddelmuddel

Updated: Mar 9, 2021

(das) Kuddelmuddel Noun: mess / jumble

A Kuddelmuddel is a colloquialism for a huge mess. It is never used in a serious context and signifies chaos in a cute sense.

Was für ein Kuddelmuddel! = What a mess!

Mutter: dein Zimmer ist ein einziges Kuddelmuddel! = Mother: It’s like a bomb has gone off in here!

Messy paints. Photo: Miguel Á. Padriñán via Pixabay

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